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TRAVEL NOTES | THE COTTAGE, KANGAROO VALLEY • LISA MADIGAN







It’s about 10 years since Lisa Madigan and her husband found a small cottage in Kangaroo Valley, a lush green area about two hours’ drive south of Sydney. The 1880s house had originally been built for The Kangaroo Valley Times and when the couple came across the place, they packed up their life in Sydney and moved to the country. 

“We instantly fell in love with The Cottagewhen we first laid eyes...

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ARTIST DANIE MELLOR







While Danie Mellor’s work is in galleries around the world and he has won several awards, he says the steps he has taken to get to this point have been incremental. “There hasn’t been a pivotal moment, just gradual development with all the plateaus, highs and lows that everyone experiences,” he says. “Nothing ever takes the place of hard work and a little bit of luck, as much consistency as...

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ARTIST LILY NICHOLSON






After every road trip, when she was young, Lily Nicholson would draw a map. After returning to live on the South Coast of NSW, after many years up north, she recently came across these drawings and it inspired her most recent series of work. Lily studied Visual Arts, majoring in printmaking, at Southern Cross University. In the past 18 months she has exhibited five times. Her first show in 2014 -...

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FIBRE ARTIST TANIKA REED







“There is just something so beautiful about working with natural fibres,” says Tanika Reed. “Watching the morning and afternoon light catch on the threads as I weave is probably up there on my list of favourite things in the whole world.” The fibre artist, who is based on the South Coast of NSW, turned to weaving after experimenting with other craft forms, including clay and painting. It also...

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