The glory of gardening

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Yanni When Nick Smith was driving home from his parents' holiday house in Sorrento 20 years ago, a simple decision…

In hot water

It was a moment of serendipity that led Charles Davidson to create his multimillion dollar business, The …

5 per cent is Treasure

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Yanni He’s been a schoolteacher, photographer, author and journalist, and now r…

Skating at Sorrento
Sorrento’s Winter Wonderland

This winter the Sorrento foreshore will be transformed into a winter wonderland with the construction of …

Fort Framework

By Keith Platt   Photos Yanni As with real estate, the success or failure of photography can depend on lo…

Tractor continues to produce the goods

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Yanni Moving to the Mornington Peninsula 11 years ago with his wife and small children was a coup for the region w…

A legacy of the ages

It is hard to imagine Michael Telera not making wine. After all, his family has been in the craft for abo…

Grinding to perfection

By Melissa Walsh  Photos Gary Sissons Coffee is big business these days and it’s a lot more complic…

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Glass blowing in the family

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Yanni It’s a hot, tricky business that takes a toll on the mind and body, but once you’re hooked, its addictive. T…

Moving in the right direction

A fresh face in the photographic community, Emma Davidson uses an experimental approach, seeking to make …

Dance with depth

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Connie Smith  Spark Youth Dance Company presents a new work this year with thei…

Photographer by heart

By Melissa Walsh He might be a toolmaker by trade but Daryl Layne has the heart of a photographer, which …

Bending with the times

By Melissa Walsh   Photos Yanni Just as a blacksmith forges a piece of metal to crate a shape, Glenn Kenn…

Spring Style File 2017

SPRING FASHION ON THE PENINSULA When the sunshine starts peeping through the clouds and there’s an anticipation of warmer weather to come, S…

State of Bliss

Photo: Yanni The Bhagavad Gita, the ancient Hindu scripture, states that “Yoga is the journey of the self…

Winter Style File 2017

WINTER FASHION ON THE PENINSULA Get inspired this winter with fashion that will warm the heart. This seas…

Man up and get waxed

By Melissa Walsh Brotox, manzilians, dermal fillers and laser treatments – Peninsula Essence delves into …

Autumn Style File 2017

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

Mornington Running Festival

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 September, 2017 Event People welcome you to the Mornington Running Festival, incorporating the Mornington Health…

Astronomy Viewing Night

Friday October 6th, 8pm – 11pm Astronomical Society hosts public viewing nights monthly at the Bria…

Red Hill Market

Saturday 7th October 2017 Join us at the wonderful Red Hill market. It is the perfect destination to purc…

Sorrento Makers Market

Sunday 22nd October 2017 Set in the heart of Sorrento, on Ocean Beach Road this European boutique market …

Focus on Red Hill

Red Hill is 73  kilometres south of Melbourne, located in the hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula,  between the coastal towns of Dromana …

Focus on Mornington

Photos: Yanni Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, located 57 k…

Focus on Tyabb

Tyabb is a township in a semi-rural location, 57km from Melbourne. It has an area of 66.5 km2 and is part…

Focus on Rye

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

Focus on Mount Eliza

Photos Yanni MOUNT ELIZA FACTS Mount Eliza is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, located on the …

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