If the walls could talk

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Gary Sissons It’s been a long five years since the Pier Hotel closed its doors upstairs, with the grand old buildi…

Picture Perfect Purple

By Kristy Martin   Photos: Jarryd Bravo & Yanni Kristy Martin visits the Red Hill Lavender Farm and D…

Sand castles to build

By Melissa Walsh   Photos: Gary Sissons Sharon and Peter Redmond’s love of the beach was the catalyst for…

Lantasia Dreaming

Pictures: Yanni After the success of last year's illuminating festival at Boneo Maze, the lantern festiva…

Wine Travellers

"IT’S BEEN A NON-SWALLOWING DAY, EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE ALL WINE LOVERS". At first glance, the 20-odd people sitting around the table at Critt…

Cooking was her destiny

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Gary Sissons Growing up on a farm in Warrnambool, Susie Seater knew what it was…

Wine flows through their blood

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Gary Sissons With over 25 years of experience, Stumpy Gully Vineyard is a famil…

Paella Passion

By Melissa Walsh Juan Palomares remembers holidays on the peninsula as a child, when the whole family wou…

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Illustration changes children’s lives!

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Yanni Nicky Johnston is an educator, speaker and author/illustrator of children’s books. She is passionate about p…

Lifes a Stage

Photo Yanni By Melissa Walsh All the worlds a stage’ and it certainly has been for Cindy Pritchard, a vet…

A love of Tapestry

By Melissa Walsh It is five metres wide and three metres tall made of wool and fine silk applique on line…

The art of travelling

By Keith Platt Sometimes, a glimpse of a bunch of plastic-topped pins as he climbs the stairs can spark m…

Autumn Style File 2017

AUTUMN FASHION ON THE PENINSULA Turn over a new leaf and step into autumn with flowing maxi dresses, metallic pants and embellished jackets …

Pretty Parcel

Designing and making clothes from her home on the Mornington Peninsula, Shannon McAlpine talks about life…

Summer Style File 2016/17

SUMMER FASHION ON THE PENINSULA With summer upon us, now is the time to shake off the winter woollies and…

Where surf and high fashion meet

Born and bred on the Mornington Peninsula, fashion designer Lukas Vincent has recently won $50,000 in the…

Spring Style File 2016

Spring Fashion on the Peninsula When the sunshine starts peeping through the clouds and there's an antici…

Georgie Bass Signatures Cookery Class

Saturday 29 April 2017, 4:00pm – 6:00pm Chef Georgie Bass talks you through current food trends and creates meals with a modern edge. …

Art Red Hill

Friday 5th – Sunday 7th May, 2017 In its 36th year, Art Red Hill is the premier art show held on th…

Red Hill Market

Saturday 6th May 2017 Join us at the wonderful Red Hill market. It is the perfect destination to purchase…

Peninsula Winery Walk

Saturday 6th May, 2017 Walk from Red Hill to Merricks with local vignerons and friends to celebrate the e…

Focus on Mount Eliza

Photos Yanni MOUNT ELIZA FACTS Mount Eliza is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, located on the coast between the large centres of …

Focus on Safety Beach

SAFETY BEACH FACTS Safety Beach is a bayside suburb in Victoria, between the foothills of Mount Martha an…

Focus on Portsea

PORTSEA FACTS Portsea is a township at the most westerly settlement on the Mornington Peninsula and borde…

Focus on Somerville

Photography: Yanni SOMERVILLE FACTS Somerville is a township and coastal rural locality in Victoria, Aust…

Focus on Rosebud

ROSEBUD FACTS Originally known as Banksia Point, Rosebud began life as a fishing community in the early 1…

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