Destination Watch: Picnic Island

MAGGIE SCARDIFIEL Gourmet Traveller May 2017 A new lodge shares the rugged beauty of Picnic Island with a bird sanctuary Clem Newton-Brown launched the first water taxi on the Yarra in Melbourne in the early 1990s. He's still messing about in boats, but these days...

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NSW Business Chamber Awards – Winners!

Northern Rivers Business Magazine Celebrating Excellence Elements of Byron was the venue for the 2017 NSW Business Chamber Northern Rivers Awards. It was a night of celebrating business from the region and acknowledging and rewarding those businesses that...

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Stylish Heating – Ray White Magazine

Feb 2017, MATTHEW FERRARO, Ray White Magazine Stylish heating Keep cosy this winter by making your home a respite from the cold. With so many different heating options to choose from, you won’t need to forgo style in your pursuit of warmth. As well as...

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Fireplace Design Process

Fireplace Design By Aurora Suspended Fires Our fireplace design and manufacturing process is unique and beautiful. We wanted to share some of it with you. It starts with a range of fireplace ideas that leads to the unique fireplaces included in the Aurora range. The...

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Ode to a Fire

A fire on the hearth represents a piece of the sun which was stored in heart of the earth's ecosystem.   As a fire burns, we should delight in the life it brings to our homes as we should delight in the life once generated by the trees in the forest as they...

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10 good reasons to heat with wood

Renewable means you don’t run out. Renewable means you don’t deplete the earth’s resources. Wood is energy from the sun, stored by the tree as it grows. When you burn wood you are releasing this stored energy. In the dark of winter, it’s like having a bit of summer sun on your hearth.

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Wood – the feel good fuel

Feel good about heating with wood There may be those who mistakenly think that wood is an old fuel on the way out. But some traditions are worth maintaining. Like close family bonds, a healthy community, and the rewards of hard work. Just because wood is a traditional...

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History of the fireplace

Written by Rob Jones The first example of technology in the world that many of us can think of is the discovery of fire, and the development of the fireplace. In the mythology of Ancient Greece, the titan Prometheus stole fire from the gods and delivered it to...

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