Author: Alex Mullarky (Alex Mullarky)

Farming in harmony with the landscape
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Farming in harmony with the landscape

Call of the Reed Warbler is a book that takes time to read. Over the past few months, as I’ve been absorbing all 500 plus pages, the country has simultaneously watched the farmers of New South Wales suffer through what has been referred to by some as the worst drought in living memory. The tagline...

Breakneck Gorge
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Breakneck Gorge

This is a great half-day walk for locals or visitors to the Daylesford and Hepburn Springs area, giving you a good taste of the surrounding bushland in a peaceful gully...

Conducting our own orchestra
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Conducting our own orchestra

Talia Raso is a sound designer, recordist and editor who has worked on environmental sound projects around the world. She can often be found walking in the bush wearing a pair of headphones, a mic held aloft. I spoke to her about the world of sound she inhabits with more attention than most of us....

Wild calling
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Wild calling

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity” John Muir, Our National Parks, 1901. “wild, adj. living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated. uninhabited, uncultivated, inhospitable.” Oxford Living Dictionaries We are enamoured of the wild....