Wild Lands A simple timber hut was quickly pegged out and built and the men spent their days cutting timber, erecting fences and shepherding sheep. I imagine the days and nights were equally long, the monotony only broken by the monthly arrival of the postal and supply rider who brought stores and mail to the settlers. This story about my great-grandfather’s settlement experiences became the catalyst for Wild Lands. I tried to imagine what it was like on an isolated frontier all those years ago and then I stretched the timeline back to when the north-west of NSW was barely explored, when Australias first people roamed the country and the area was unknown, untamed, a white space on a map. I sent a woman, Kate Carter into the Wild Lands. And it is here that she meets the enigmatic Bronzewing.