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AUSTRALIA

 

‘Shear Excellence’, Good Weekend, The Age Magazine, August 17, 1996
When John O’Sullivan looks at his Saxon Merinos, it is with a faintly quizzical expression…Now 73, until he was 57, sheep had been merely a decorative part of the rural landscape.

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'A Passion for Purple', South Coast Style Magazine, May-June 2007

Energy & passion combine to make a successful lavender farm.

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'When a Cup is More Than a Cup'South Coaster Magazine, Summer 2006

Artist Poppy Benton makes fine porcelain objects in a bushland studio.

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'A Day in the Life' CountryBIZ Magazine,
June 2006

Meet Brian Humphreys, a policeman who became a Buddhist
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‘Divine Work’ CountryBIZ Magazine,
January 2005
Part ancient wisdom, part energy connection between diviner and the land ... water divining
is in demand.

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‘Space with Grace’ CountryBIZ Magazine,
February 2005

The seachangers have refined life in Australia’s coastal towns
 creating an appetite for new styles of housing...    

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‘Treading Lightly’  The Australian Way QANTAS magazine, October 1996
Ken Latona likes his buildings to immerse people in the environment without intruding on it.
        

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‘All About Trust’  MELBOURNE Magazine,
February 2005

Last in this trio of philanthropists is the beautiful and mysterious Scottish-born Helen Macpherson Smith who died in 1951, leaving a generous gift to Victorians.

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‘Remote, resourceful and rostered’ National CommunityLink Magazine, August 1998
When the volunteers of outback White Cliffs pooled their resources and expertise to feed more than 400 rally drivers, they raised more funds in two days than they had in two years.

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INTERNATIONAL

 

‘Charm on the side’, The Weekend Australian, November 20-21, 2004
Although I expect my first visit to Paris to be part of life’s theatre, it has not occurred to me Parisian waiters would play more than a bit part.’

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‘Arnie, you made my day’ The Weekend Australian, August 16-17, 2003
Arnold Strauch, a tall and rangy New Yorker whose home territory is Manhattan’s Lower East Side, is our introduction to Big Apple Greeters.
 

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‘Hollywood comes to Bermagui’ Australian Country Experience, Winter 2001
A series of neat printed signs calling for film extras in the windows of several shops confirmed the rumours that had swept Bermagui for weeks: a film destined for international release was giving this small and picturesque coastal town a starring role with Billy Connolly.  

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