Issues

44. Isolation

Isolation is an incredibly layered concept – devastating in some circumstances and illuminating in others. Given that nothing exists separately to anything else in this world, it’s in many ways an idea rather than a reality, albeit a powerful one. This month we’re talking solitude and creativity, chatting with Thomas Woltz about connection, heading to the Albanian hills and the Australian bush. And more. Always more.

A Waltz with Thomas Woltz

Art & Design, GardensThomas Woltz is changing the world, one hectare at a time.

Carmen Holloway is the Garlic Queen of King Island

PeopleWe chat with garlic farmer, plant nerd and permaculturalist Carmen Holloway about her life on one of Australia's most isolated islands.

The Bell Biblical Garden

Gardens“I just plant and hope. That’s about it! There’s not a lot of science behind it,” Megg…

On Creativity, Isolation and Nature

CultureAn exploration of the relationship between solitude, nature and creativity by writer Freya Latona.

Garden Case Study: Towers Road Residence

GardensWe drop by a striking Melbourne garden designed by Taylor Cullity Lethlean.

Photography: Ken Marten’s World of Plants

Art & DesignWe dive into photographer Ken Marten's plant filled world.

Plant Cheese, Plants Please

HarvestTonya Papanikolov explores the beauty and benefits of a plant based cheese.

Plant/Life: Peter Shaw

Gardens, PeopleTake a trip to a striking and sculptural coastal garden with us.

Wild Cherries and Moonshine in the Albanian Alps

CultureAlecia Wood samples the culinary and alcoholic delights on offer in the Albanian hills.

Designer Profile: Sidonie Carpenter

Art & Design, Gardens, PeopleWe chat with Brisbane based landscape architect Sidonie Carpenter about her design process and philosophy.

On the Verandah with Peter Watts

PeopleA chat about conservation, integrity and Edna Walling on Peter Watts' back verandah.