Spring 2017 Sneak Peek

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A snapshot of just some of the articles and features in our Spring 2017 edition...

The horse is King in the Sport of Kings

Godolphin Australia’s Osborne Park is a paradise for pampered thoroughbreds, as Mark Amdur discovered on a cold morning at dawn trackwork.

At 5:30am, when most of us are slumbering contentedly under our doonas, out at Agnes Banks on the Hawkesbury River 84 magnificent thoroughbred horses are being saddled ready for morning trackwork.
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Winterfest Medieval Fair

Now in its 11th year, Winterfest Medieval Fair took over its brand new location at the Hawkesbury showground to bring an epic Middle Ages setting with their medieval wonderland

There was so much to see and do, with plenty of activities in which to immerse yourself. There were interactive displays, from medieval foods and feasts demonstrations to birds of prey with a master falconer, and field and fight displays showcasing the skills and drills of fighting with armour, including sword fighting, archery, jousting and learning about medieval traditions. It was a day for families, with plenty on offer for all the kids with a resident juggler, trickster, magician and a festive jester.
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Crushing the athlete’s curse

Every athlete’s problem of a new life after sport can be daunting, but Jana Pittman has tackled it head-on.

Mother of three. Motivational speaker. Doctor-in-training. Western Sydney advocate. While the statuesque brunette is a household name thanks to her athletic prowess, the same tenacity that drove her to sporting success is now a force to be reckoned with as Jana Pittman turns her attention to achieving other lifelong dreams.
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Building a family dream

Maria and Shannon are living in their perfect family home in Dural, which they built to fit their long held dream.

It’s a story so often told. A family spends endless hours searching for the home that suits their family and social life perfectly, only to find that it doesn’t really exist. The only option left is to grasp the nettle and build the home that fits their dream.
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A sensitive touch brings history to life

An historic house in Galston has been painstakingly renovated to its former glory, with its garden receiving the same careful attention.

They don’t build them like they used to, so they say. Probably true, but an historic house in Galston has been painstakingly restored to all its former glory with the deft touch of quality builders who pay homage to old traditions.
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Putting a shine on your pride and joy

Owners of premium cars in the Hills are fortunate to have a specialist detailer on their doorstep.

It might have started as a hobby for Mitchell Collier, but it quickly got a little out of hand. Mitchell is, and always has been, a car nut, and enjoyed detailing family and friends’ cars on weekends, but circumstances have turned that interest into a fully fledged — and very successful — small business.
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All about Roses

Linda and Sandra Ross love roses, and have compiled their advice here from decades of growing them. 

Welcome to your handy symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for all your rose problems!
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The green side of apartment living

Living in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t get your hands dirty in a garden.

Anyone who’s ever watched a seedling burst into life or felt the after-effects of a day planting, weeding, mowing lawns or pruning a tree will relate to a certain sense of achievement.
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An Italian feast in Spring

Here’s a delicious traditional Italian menu to entertain family and friends, from the chefs at Entrata restaurant in Glenhaven. Buon appetito!

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This is just a small sample of the articles in the Spring 2017 edition. There's so much more! Want to read more? Click here to subscribe!

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