Stanley is known as a place of orchards and peaceful countryside. But hidden away here, among all the lush gardens, there is something extraordinary.
Alice Manfield was a guide on Mount Buffalo. She was also a gifted photographer and a ground-breaking naturalist.
Alice Manfield was a guide on Mt Buffalo from the 1890s to the 1930s. Penelope Johnson has told Alice's story in a haunting picture book.
Saad and Shefia Abikhair operated their Emporium from 1928 until 1996 and over that period, little changed. In 1990, Margaret Baker was kindly permitted to take some photos.
“All of writing is a huge lake.” (Jean Rhys in The Paris Review.)
Ethel Florence Lindsay Richardson, better known by her pen name, Henry Handel Richardson, spent her childhood at Lake View House, overlooking Lake Anderson, in Chiltern.