A joy to the senses in winter, South Gippsland is dotted with cosy cafes, beautiful boutiques and gorgeous galleries. Join us as we share our favourite places in Meeniyan, Fish Creek and Loch.
Driving through the leafy Mornington Peninsula township of Balnarring, it’s easy to see where ceramicist and artist, Monika of Monika With a K Art, draws her inspiration from.
I'll be the first to admit that in the depths of winter I am more than happy curled up on the couch, enjoying the warmth of the fire with a hot drink in hand. Venturing out in hostile weather can seem less than inviting so one could be forgiven for making like a bear and hibernating during July or escaping to a toasty northern holiday destination. Lucky for those of us still in Victoria, the Mornington Peninsula knows how to turn it on any time of the year, serving up some hearty events for the month of July.
I'm bored! Two words all parents despise during any school holiday stint. Back in the day, my mum's solution to this complaint was to make us clean our room - insert exaggerated eye roll here - but there's a limit to how many times you can use this one before anarchy reigns. As a mother … Continue reading July School Holiday Activities on the Mornington Peninsula
Despite my former life as a hairdresser, I have never been a full-face-of-make-up-on-a-Wednesday kind of gal. So I was somewhat nervous at meeting hair and make up artist, Sophie Knox in real life with my plain face on. My insecurities put completely at ease, as Sophie welcomed me into the studio space she shares with … Continue reading Feature Creative : Sophie Knox
The rains are here but gone are the excuses to hibernate for the winter, as we present you with some soul warming activities across the Mornington Peninsula for the month of June. Some may be surprised by number of events happening in June considering the weather but factoring in the Queen’s Birthday long weekend and our love for the arts, my diary is overflowing with things to do. From markets to music festivals, exhibitions to workshops, there is still so much happening in our neck of the woods.
Each May sees my hair transform to pink, when I colour for a cause and go pink for a purpose. As my passion for the arts and self-expression may be a reason to colour my hair, it really is so much more. An ode to loved ones lost, a reflection on a society affected … Continue reading Mother’s Day : Gratitude + Grief