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A Local Author, A New Release

1 March 2024

I Was Not Built To Break By Stephane Vander Bruggan This is Stephane Vander Bruggan’s journey… It is a fight against addiction, anxiety, depression and suicide. It is a roller coaster of ecstasy and rage, thrills and tears, victories, and defeats, of embracing the light and feeling the deep loneliness of the darkness. From this journey came a different man. […]

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An Iconic Antique Business Making Way For A Modern Interpretation

1 March 2024

Pegasus Antiques is a name that is extremely well recognized and renowned locally and beyond. It has always represented quality and workmanship of the highest standard and simply started from one young man’s passion and skill set. Ken Duggan grew up in the outskirts of Melbourne in Sunbury, when it was a small country town. Ken was only seven years […]

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It’s Local, Live and Loud…

2 February 2024

The Wool Exchange sits proudly in central Geelong in all its solid sandstone glory. Purpose built to cater to the once thriving local wool industry and serving Geelong as a wool auction house in the 1900’s. This imposing structure which was built in 1927-1928, has well stood the test of time and since Craig and Maria Reily took over the […]

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An iconic local name, always giving back…

2 February 2024

Kevin Boland started off life in Ballarat, spending much of his childhood at a local orphanage. But this was never going to hold him back, but rather, molded an incredible work ethic and an absolute drive to always stand up for those who needed it most. Empathy was and continues to be the mainstay of this much-loved Geelong local. Kevin […]

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Holidays, Summer, Beach, Discover Geelong…

23 December 2023

Here are a few ideas that promise every member of the family good times for all and a great way to spend your much loved holiday time….   Our Local Parks Barwon Valley Fun Park – Belmont This park has been purpose built with the plan to keep kids entertained for hours and there are even bbq facilities for the […]

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Sit Back & Relax With A Book, It’s Holiday Time!

23 December 2023

Long Summer Days & Holiday Reading… Who doesn’t love this time of year, holidays have arrived, the days are warm and long and the scene is definitely set for you to sit back, grab a favorite beverage and indulge in a new read. Enjoy every minute, as you so deserve this ‘you’ time…   SIDELINES By Karen Viggers When a […]

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Holiday Reading For The Kids

23 December 2023

Summer Reading… You can’t beat curling up with your kids and reading to them or listening to their grasp of reading over a great story, here are some cool summer reads that the kids will absolutely love:   THE FEELINGS DOCTOR AND THE EMOTIONS TOOLKIT By Anna Llenas One day, Nuna was in situation where she didn’t know how to […]

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This Months Book Releases….

25 November 2023

THE CHRISTMAS GUEST By Peter Swanson When Ashley Smith, a bright-eyed but lonely American studying in London is invited to spend Christmas with her classmate’s family at their Cotswolds manor house, it seems like a perfect country idyll. And there is the added romantic potential of her friend’s twin brother, Adam, who she thinks could be her wildest dream come […]

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Cool Down On A Hot Day…

25 November 2023

When our region turns on a perfect summer’s day, there are also some great family friendly beach stops that promise fun for every age group. Breamlea Beach – This is a little tucked away gem that the locals know all about, particular those with young families and for anyone visiting this is a great beach to get to know. It […]

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The Diva Of Dimora Designs

15 November 2023

Lovingly known as Rel to the many lucky enough to know her or to have crossed her path. She is an iconic and adored regular at the historic Fyansford Papermill Gallery as owner and creator of Dimora Designs. Rel is also the highly passionate and a hugely committed patriot of this incredible site, where history is still clearly seen around […]

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