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…

She ate a steam bun and bought a business

By Melissa Walsh   Photos: Yanni    She’s fun and feisty with some wicked tattoos and a somewhat laissez-faire attitude to life but don’t be…

Thrown in the deep end

By Melissa Walsh   Photo: Yanni When your mum and dad own a restaurant and you spend your early teen year…

Food glorious food

By Melissa Walsh Australia’s biggest food truck carnival is back on the Mornington Peninsula over the Lab…

Loving life by the sea

The opening of Alatonero a few months ago meant that head chef Graeme Walter could combine his two great …

A sip started it all

By Melissa Walsh   Photos: Yanni    Set among the rolling vines of the Red Hill hinterland, there’s a won…

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Two Strings to their Bow

Photo Yanni By Melissa Walsh Since 1962, Mornington Peninsula audiences have been enjoying chamber and orchestral music that one might only …

Nathan Loves Ricky Martin

By Melissa Walsh Armed with a budget of $15,000 and Kodak sponsorship of 35mm film, old school buddies St…

Photography for a cure

By Melissa Walsh It is rare to find Jan Dance without a camera in her hand. Since receiving her first cam…

Breaking the street art stigma

By Kristy Martin   Photos: Jarryd Bravo Frankston artist Sheldon Headspeath is using his large colourful …

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…

Katie Koala’s Bush Birthday

Tuesday 4 and Friday 7 April 2017 Katie Koala needs your help to find her friend the spiky echidna, the b…

Focus on Portsea

PORTSEA FACTS Portsea is a township at the most westerly settlement on the Mornington Peninsula and borders Sorrento in the east. Portsea is…

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…

Focus on McCrae

MCCRAE FACTS McCrae is a suburb 73 km south of Melbourne, nestled between Rosebud and Dromana, boasting i…

Focus on Red Hill

Photography: Yanni Red Hill is 73  kilometres south of Melbourne, located in the hinterland of the Mornin…

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