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Patched, painting and plenty of coffee!

Patched, painting and plenty of coffee!

Maleny is home to many creatives, and this month Victoria McGuin caught up with a local artist and an actor/writer who, between them, have been nurturing a feature film and an Archibald Prize entry. Theirs is a story of friendship, forging a personal path and trusting...
Leading with the Light Horse

Leading with the Light Horse

As ANZAC Day approaches, Lyn Gurney will have been preparing herself and her horses, Bella and Ollie, for many months. Parade appearances as a member of the 5th Light Horse Regiment: Maleny Troop, is Lyn’s way of honouring the fallen men and horses of World War I. by...
An African adventure

An African adventure

A childhood spent fantasising about living in the wilds of Africa, inspired by the TV shows On Safari and Daktari, was the original motivation behind Leigh Findlay’s decision to spend six months as a volunteer, monitoring chimpanzee behaviour with the Jane Goodall...
Italian POWs in Montville: The story continues

Italian POWs in Montville: The story continues

In February 2018, the Hinterland Times published an article, Rations and Song, on Italian POWs serving on farms around Montville from 1944 to 1945. The story was written by the Montville History Group and was based on early research and incomplete information. The...
The inspirational Amanda

The inspirational Amanda

The Glass House Mountains is home to Amanda Smyth, a farmer, cookbook author and blogger, who has brought inspiration, humour and comfort to many on her journey so far. Amanda’s story began in last month’s HT, and there was much to share – here is the second...