Mongolia – an experience

Mongolia – an experience

By Gay Liddington Crawling out of my tent in the early Mongolian morning, I look across a vast steppe covered in a colourful carpet with intricate patterns. There are chives growing, as far as the eye can see and they’re all in flower. Literally millions of mauve and...
Feeling horse

Feeling horse

By Gay Liddington Siobhan Hamson loves the wild and instinctive nature of horses. Her experiences and skills have developed a keenly intuitive connection to her horses and the life lessons they provide. She shares her story with Angela Reedman-Polinski, in living the...
The Principal Questions

The Principal Questions

By Gay Liddington Our Hinterland schools are pretty special, and we have been running a monthly article finding out more about the person at the helm. This month it’s Principal Ruth Machen, from Eudlo State School.   Are you and your family from this area? I grew up...
Maleny nurse takes on the world

Maleny nurse takes on the world

By Gay Liddington Turning a nursing career into a lifelong adventure came naturally to Maleny’s Helen Walker as she helped those in need in myriad locations, some of which were exotic, remote or even dangerous. by Judy Fredriksen Calming a wounded, wild-eyed and...