A couple’s careful restoration of a country school house is a lesson to us all.
Horses, law and homewares: the entrepreneurial world of a Scone family.
The Ghan by Jason Mowen
All in the family: We visit the Arnotts at Glenalvon
A Capital Plan by Jason Mowen
Photographer Mandy Archibald on her love for a small-town community.
Growing up in Murrurundi: Paul West
The Other Newcastle by Jason Mowen
An architectural gem on top of a mountain is restored.
Murrurundi to Matino: with Jason Mowen
After years in the city, a country boy returns to enjoy a new creative life in Scone.
One of Australia’s leading interior designers reflects on how rural life has influenced her.
Tamara Dean, one of Australia’s most acclaimed photo media artists, on her new underwater studio on her property near Kangaroo Valley.
Angus Street, the CEO of Auctions Plus, on the power of a country childhood.
A country education: With only four students, Belltrees Public School may be small, but it is leading the way in teaching regenerative agriculture.
A Road Trip on the New England Highway with Jason Mowen
Farrier David Bettington loved shoeing horses until an accident forced him to reconsider his working life.
A move from the city to a remote bush block prompted artist Denise Faulkner to pick up her brush again.
Today Willa Arantz may live in Orange with her young family but this restaurateur’s memories of her Murrurundi childhood are still central to her life.
Sculptor Hugh Parry-Okeden was devastated after a fire destroyed his Mudgee studio but it led him down a new creative path and today this keen polo player is known as the builder of some of Australia’s most beautiful stables.
Designer and photographer Ingrid Weir has worked around the world on film sets, but a little cottage in NSW’s Hill End is a very special place for her and inspired her to write a book: New Rural.
Bird watching, collecting Italian cars and design — architect William Zuccon is a man with many interests. Luckily for us, his love of the country has seen him work on many projects in the Hunter region over the years including one very close to home — the art gallery Michael Reid Murrurundi
We leave Murrurundi this month and head to the Central Tablelands of NSW to visit Jack and Susannah White at Havilah North where they run Angus cattle.
On the site of a historic 4000 hectare sheep station, Sarah & Simon Haggarty’s award-winning restoration was a long journey from their first visit in 2011 and now draws people from across the nation to experience luxury accommodation across the extraordinary grounds.
In what can only be described as a continuing lockdown article double-down, amateur whore-to-culturalist Michael Reid will literally drift off whilst wide awake on discussing the joys of Long Bed planting which he shares in this month’s first story.
An evolving Revolutionary, and somewhat of an Old Communist in her Twilight Years, Pat Reid like many of her generation of country cooks initially embraced world change across the dining room table.
We visit artist Charlotte Drake-Brockman, who has called Murrurundi home for more than 40 years, in her studio.
When Nikki and Geoff Drummond of Magpie Distillery moved to Murrurundi, little did they know that they would soon be winning awards around the world for their gin.
Name a famous Sydney restaurant and chances are Colin Selwood has worked there but today this talented chef is more than happy to call Scone home.
After years spent living in cities, designer and writer Jason Mowen is now planning to divide his time between a weatherboard cottage in Murrurundi and a palazzo in Italy’s Puglia.
A love story spanning four decades between Jean-Paul Bell, Australia’s best known mime artist and the town of Murrurundi.