Susannah Hardy

Freelance writer/actor

Just add water "

Posted by Webmaster | Filed under Beverages, Features, Food features Words SUSANNAH HARDY Image MILLA CORDIAL Cordial usually conjures up images of sugary red and green syrup, crammed full of artificial flavours and colours. However these days, people are turning away from mass-produced cordials, back to the sodas of yesteryear, made purely and simply from fresh fruit.

Farming the sea "

Posted by Webmaster | Filed under Features, Seafood SUSANNAH HARDY There's no doubt about it Australians love their seafood. In fact according to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, the demand for seafood has increased dramatically over the last three decades.

CHILD Magazine
Clown Doctors Use Humour To Help Healing

Clown Doctor Jenny McGregor's unimaginable loss made her even more determined to bring happiness into the lives of sick children. I'd always wanted to become a Clown Doctor. I love children's entertainment and also like to help people, so it was the perfect job for me.

Better Homes & Gardens
New Floor, New Look

After carrying out minor home renovations, our original pine floorboards were in desperate need of attention. The boards were old and in bad condition, plus we'd patched in places where we'd removed walls. Our budget didn't stretch to laying new boards and the existing ones were not worth polishing.

Better Homes & Gardens
Warm up your home interior

Create a stunning feature wall with a splash of eye-catching paint, to add depth, warmth and character to a space. Wallpaper offers another fantastic feature wall option and is readily available in a variety of exquisite patterns and textures. Choose from old world charm to retro glamour and anything else in between.

Renovations | Country Home Ideas | The Country Lifestyle Magazine

When it comes to interior decorating, Nicole has more than a passing interest. "I'm obsessed," she laughs. "Absolutely obsessed!" And fortunately three years ago Nicole was able to pool her ideas and passion when she and her husband gave their Gordon home, on Sydney's upper north shore, a total transformation, adding not only a storey on top, double garage below and extending out to the sides but also creating a fabulous interior design that stylishly blends the old with the new.

Essential Baby
What you need to know about the third stage of labour

You did it! Your baby is safely out and in your arms and the relief is overwhelming. But unfortunately it's not over yet. Just when you think you're out the other side of childbirth, there's still more to come. And, like any stage of labour, it may not pan out as expected.