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Freya Latona

Freya Latona is a Byron Bay raised, now Sydney based writer. She is represented by Curtis Brown literary agency, and has a PhD in creative writing. Her memoir about grief was recently shortlisted for the Finch Memoir Prize 2017. She lives in a tiny workers’ cottage with her fella and two rescue pups.

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A Home Among the Gum Trees: the Pull of the Treechange

CultureFreya Latona muses on our innate desire to find home amongst nature.

Angus Stewart on Attracting Native Animals to the Garden

GardensA chat with the boss man of Australian native plants about creating habitat gardens.

Redefining our Animal Nature

CultureFreya Latona suggests it's time to redefine our animal nature as a means of re-connecting with the natural world.

A Guide to Creating Mystery in the Garden

GardensA chat to two of Australia's foremost garden designers - Michael McCoy and Fiona Brockhoff - about creating mystery in the garden.

Musing on Nature’s Mysteries as a Pathway to Mindfulness

CultureA celebration of the relationship between mysterious nature and the cultivation of the human spirit.

Wild: the Healing Relationship Between Nature and Grief

CultureWriter Freya Latona explores the healing power of nature in the face of human suffering and grief.

Nature as Metaphor

CultureAn exploration of nature's gentle spiritual teachings on the human capacity for renewal by Freya Latona.

The Nature of Revolution

CultureClimate change, humans and a big fat green revolution. It's time.

On Creativity, Isolation and Nature

CultureAn exploration of the relationship between solitude, nature and creativity by writer Freya Latona.

From Dunny Lane to Secret Garden

GardensFreya Latona has transformed an inner city dunny lane into a lush, leafy garden.