Fragments from the past

Taking a close look at the remains of a cement works at Mornington can easily turn into probing ancient geological formations and life forms…

RIVER DEEP Mountain High

This month Nissarana Galleries at 211 Main Street Mornington is hosting two major solo exhibitions by two…

The Gentle Giants

They’re huge, mysterious and graceful. Known as the gentle giants of the ocean, the peninsula is lucky en…

Dive straight in

By Melissa Walsh  Photo Yanni The Mornington Peninsula is a hive of activity in summer with thousand…

The writing’s on the wall

Word on the street is that Frankston is transforming into a cultural and artistic hub and the new emergen…

Forget Paris

By Andrea Louise Thomas  Photo Yanni Forget Paris. If you want to experience the flavours of authentic French cuisine you need go no farther…

A Smart Move

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Yanni In the middle of the Somerville shopping strip Smart Brothers Brewery…

Like ducks take to water

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Gary Sissons The Thye family are experts in hospitality, having owned the fabulo…

Spain on Main

By Melissa Walsh  Photo Yanni There are not many restaurants where you can taste authentic Spanish c…

Rebirth

By Andrea Louise Thomas Photos Yanni Who would think that an inanimate object could have a life of its own? Take the humble barrel for insta…

Music in the family

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Yanni She may only be 17 and still attending school but Bridget Allan is a young…

Going Dotty

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Gary Sissons A revolutionary painting technique from the mid-1880’s called stipp…

Woolfe’s Freedom of the Mind

When Peta Hanrahan first read Virginia Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own” she was not prepared for the effect …

Seven of the best

The idea for Local 7 originated over several cups of coffee at a local breakfast haunt in Rye, where arti…

Winter 2019 Style File

WINTER FASHION ON THE PENINSULA Featuring on-trend knits, cosy layers, printed pants and animal print, Style File showcases the best of peni…

Fashion Pop – all Heart

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Yanni Melissa Forbes has always loved fashion, working for retail giants through…

Autumn 2019 Style File

Autumn Fashion on the Peninsula An eclectic mix of maxi dresses, jumpsuits and slacks in floral, animal p…

Summer 2018/19 Style File

Summer Fashion on the Peninsula Featuring sundresses in pastels and multicolour patterns, sophisticated m…

Winter Salon: Warm Hues + Winter Lights

August 1st – 31st 2019 Rich palettes and soft hues feature in a wide ranging exhibition of Aboriginal and select contemporary Australi…

Room of One’s Own

Wednesday August 21st 2019 This play is a chance to celebrate Virginia Woolf, one of the greatest writers…

Sorrento Makers Market

Saturday 24th August 2019 Join us at this vibrant, street market held in the main street of Sorrento. Qua…

Soap making workshop

Saturday August 31st 2019 Learn how to make traditional olive oil and goats milk soap. Workshops are run …

Astronomy Viewing Night

Friday September 6th 2019, 8pm – 11pm Astronomical Society hosts public viewing nights monthly at t…

It’s all about lifestyle

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Gary Sissons If you’re an inner-city dweller, apartment living is the norm, offering low maintenance, convenient ac…

The Reality of 30 Years

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Yanni Celebrating three decades in the real estate industry is certainly a miles…

Focus on Mornington

Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, located 57 km south-east of Melbourne’s central busines…

Focus on Rye

Rye is a seaside resort town, approximately 83 km south of Melbourne, on the Mornington Peninsula. Its ba…

Focus on Somerville

Somerville is a township and coastal rural locality in Victoria. 53 km southeast from Melbourne’s c…

Focus on Mt Eliza

Mount Eliza is a bustling seaside village nestled between Frankston and Mornington. The town centre is kn…

Keeping Flinders tradition alive

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Yanni It’s a little slice of history right in the main street of Flinders that h…