How to bring the ceramics trend into your home

The popularity of handcrafted pottery and ceramics shows no sign of declining.


How to dry and store fresh garden herbs

From the beauty cabinet to our kitchen cupboards, dried herbs have many uses. Here's how to make your own.

Book Reviews

Our picks from the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction longlist

Need a new book to sink your teeth into? Here's our pick of the novels up for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.


The evolution of the trench coat

Prudence Wade tracks the evolution of the trench, from military beginnings to how we're wearing it today.


Hillary Clinton and other pollies who've tried their hand at fiction

The former US secretary of state joins the ranks of Winston Churchill and Jimmy Carter.


Enrich your garden soil for free this autumn

Gardening YouTuber Huw Richards reveals seven unusual ways to enrich your soil on a budget.


Ten end of the world movies to enjoy

Ten of the best movies about the end of the world.


Want a better view of the wildlife in your garden?

The tools that will give you a better chance of seeing wildlife close-up.


How often should you water outdoor plants as the weather gets cooler?

As we're heading into autumn, many gardeners are likely wondering if they should continue to water their plants - and if so, how often they should be doing it.


Roses for nearly every garden set-up

Roses can be successfully grown in every Australian state and territory. Here's how to get them to survive and thrive in your garden.


'I have embarked on a journey, and I don't know the destination'

Dianne Motton dips her toes into the waters of retirement.

Health & Ageing

When is it too old to … buy a puppy?

In Steve Perkin's three-part 'doggy diary', he reveals whether it was a good idea or not to get a puppy at age 67.

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