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Australia is a country of diverse landscapes that seem endless. The flat plains of the outback give way to undulating mountain ranges, serpentine rivers and rugged coastlines.
Through striking photographs Out of the Blue explores Australia’s natural history and how the continent evolved. From the weathering winds of time to human design, the…Read more »
Just 19 km off the coast of Fremantle in Western Australia, Rottnest Island – fondly known as ‘Rotto’ – is visited by over half a million people each year.
Award-winning artist Brian Simmonds brings one of Australia’s iconic islands to life with his oils and mixed media colour paintings and sketches. Simmonds’ beautiful paintings and…Read more »
The unique region of Margaret River in Australia’s south-west is captured with charm and intimacy through the lens of Frances Andrijich.
Frances is one of Australia’s finest photographers whose work features in national and international magazines such as Time Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Gourmet Traveller, Australian Geographic, Vogue…Read more »
There are a thousand ways to connect to country. Kimberley Stories is one of them. Once known, never forgotten, the Kimberley gets under your skin.
Kimberley Stories tunes readers into one of Australia’s most intriguing and exotic regions via the work of talented authors and artists.
Interweaving fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry…Read more »
‘This much-welcomed book profiles those women, largely unacknowledged, who stand as the major landmarks in the Australian musical landscape.’
John Davis, CEO Australian Music Centre, President International Society for Contemporary Music
In the early twentieth century being a female composer was a dangerous game; one composer was diagnosed…Read more »
Award-winning artist Brian Simmonds brings Australia’s waterways to life with his oils and mixed media colour paintings and sketches.
Eighty-four beautiful illustrations accompany uniquely local poetry and prose from well-known writers such as John Kinsella, T A G Hungerford and Elizabeth Jolley.
The perfect contemporary souvenir book that captures…Read more »
‘The Soul is there in the dust, the red rocks and blue sky, the wind and rain, in the dunes and salt-lakes, in the people, and in the plant and animal life, waiting to be experienced, revealed, revered, by those who would look.’ — Stephen D Hopper
The perfect book for anyone interested in botanical art, natural history or fauna and wildflowers.
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by Anna Gare
Home cooking is something that responds to what’s in the market, what’s in the fridge and who walks through the door. The tart you make on a hot summer night while your friend tells you about her new love affair will be very different from the one you cook in winter for your mother-in-law. That’s what Homemade is all about.
The simple dishes…Read more »
This stunning photographic journey goes straight to the heart of Bhutan – a Buddhist country on the cusp of opening its doors to the West. It explores the culture, history, beliefs and dazzling Himalayan landscapes of the world’s newest democracy taking us into the lives of its people as their country enters the modern world.
Travel Talk called…Read more »
There are few other places on earth where flowers are so all pervasive, so varied and as sumptuous as in southwest Western Australia. It is one of 39 special places in the world, named International Biodiversity Hotspots, where there have been explosions of evolution—veritable cauldrons of species making.
Award-winning photographers Stanley and…Read more »
Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.