Focus on Rosebud

Rosebud is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, approximately 75 km southeast of the Melbourne city centre. It is a large beach-side town fronting Port Phillip, located between Rye and Dromana,...

Wholesomely generous

By  Andrea Rowe Photos Gary Sissons Mel and Chris Melbourne know the secret to a good cheese platter is stunning visual styling, and fresh and fabulous produce. As the Wholesome Foodie they’re deliver...

Freshness forward

By Andrea Louise Thomas Photos Supplied Chef Matt Wilkinson is a happy man. Fresh, seasonal, produce-driven cooking has always been his focus and he can bring all that to the table in his new role as ...

Pandemic tales

By Melissa McCullough Photos Yanni Born in Singapore of Swedish parents and spending part of her childhood in South Korea, Mornington Peninsula travel editor and entertainment industry promoter Kristi...

Readers leap for jetty jumping

Photos Yanni When Andrea Rowe was a child she wasn’t a big fan of jetties, she feared what lurked underneath them. But a lifetime spent near and on the sea soon cured that and she grew up to write a s...

Showbiz days

By Erica Louise Photos Yanni Showbiz couple Bob and Judy (nee Banks) Phillips currently live on a small farm in Moorooduc surrounded by horses and lemon trees. In earlier decades, Bob and Judy were de...

Totem trail mapped out

By Andrea Louise Thomas Photos Yanni It’s not every day that a writer can conduct an interview by bicycle, but that’s what happened when I interviewed artist, Lizzie Dennis. We were cycling to see the...

Local vibes foster hives

By Andrea Rowe Photos Yanni The closest Matt Dolling came to bees as a kid, was barefoot in the backyard and accidentally stepping on them in the clover grass. Now, the professional firefighter can’t ...