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26 December 2013

I hope Christmas day was full of love and happiness! The weather has been kind to us all for the past few days and there have been beautiful sunsets a…
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20 December 2013

The Sorrento Carols by Candlelight was fabulous on Sunday night. It was a huge turnout with lots of great music and a spectacular fireworks display at…
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13 December 2013

It’s a weekend jam packed full of Christmas carols and other Christmas festivities. This a happy time of the year so try not to let the little t…
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6 December 2013

Summer arrived on Sunday with style. The beaches on the Peninsula were packed and there were smiling faces everywhere!  This Sunday is shaping up…
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29 November 2013

Much to the relief of my husband, I have finally returned from gallivanting around the world. With me back you will get more up to date photos but a l…
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21 November 2013

Whilst my photographer wife continues to make her way around the globe (last seen in Santiago, Chile) I ponder many questions such as, 'Why is thi…
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13 November 2013

A very small lady with a very large camera vaguely resembling my wife was last seen boarding a plane to Rio, Brazil. If anyone sees or hears from…
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7 November 2013

The lady behind the lens jumped on a plane bound for New York on Wednesday. Such is the life of a jetsetting photographer. She left me nothing but thr…
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1 November 2013

Yippee, it’s strawberry season again!  With the weather improving, it is the perfect time to start picking your own strawberries. Drop…
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25 October 2013

The Peninsula Health & Wellbeing Expo is on at Mornington Racecourse on Sunday. You will be inspired by everything healthy!  With this focus …
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18 October 2013

Emu Plains and Boneo Markets are both on Saturday and Mornington will come alive on Sunday with its Main Street Festival. There are likely to be some …
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11 October 2013

The historic viewing tower at Arthurs Seat was demolished last week due to an engineering assessment which deemed it beyond repair. There is talk abou…
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4 October 2013

Sorrento will come alive over the next few days with their Arts Heritage Weekend.  It is a celebration of the arts and there will be paintings, j…
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27 September 2013

What a beautiful day! I hope you can get out and enjoy the magnificent sunshine!  It’s the perfect day to follow the scarecrow trail, try s…
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20 September 2013

I hope you managed to catch a glimpse of the Tall Ships last weekend. They were a little elusive on Saturday due to the lack of wind and didn't ap…
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13 September 2013

Sorrento and Dromana played in the Nepean League Grand Final in Frankston last Saturday. Apparently it was a very emotional win by Dromana who won the…
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6 September 2013

The west side of Portsea front beach is currently closed to the public due to excessive storm activity. Mix storms in with a bit of channel widening a…
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30 August 2013

If you feel like doing something tonight but don’t know what, see below as there is plenty on: -Chicken wing Friday at Two Buoys -'Good Mo…
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23 August 2013

We are blessed with some truly beautiful and picturesque piers on the Mornington Peninsula. Attached are some images of just a few of them. There'…
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16 August 2013

I enjoyed a few days overseas last weekend!  We jumped on the ferry at Sorrento on Friday and we were whisked over very rough seas to Queenscliff…
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9 August 2013

I spoke too soon last week as we have hit cold weather again. It hasn’t stopped me getting out and about and doing lots of outdoor activities as…
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2 August 2013

With several days of sunshine this week, it feels like we are on the home run to spring! This time of year always brings with it a new wave of people…
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26 July 2013

There are two markets on this weekend. Tootgarook Primary School Market is on this Saturday with around 250  stalls including everything from fre…
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19 July 2013

There’s really not much going on. It’s the perfect weekend to stay indoors and light a fire with a bottle of good red or a warming cuppa. …
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12 July 2013

There is plenty to do this weekend on the Peninsula.  Red Hill Brewery are having their own “Brewers Choice” beerfest. The Brewers S…
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5 July 2013

So far we have been incredibly lucky with the weather over the school holidays. We ducked over to Pelican Park in Hastings on Monday, which provided h…
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28 June 2013

There are plenty of activities on  the Mornington Peninsula during the school holidays. It’s a great time to visit, especially with the run…
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21 June 2013

It’s all downhill from here now that we have reached the shortest day of the year! I’ve been out taking photos in the rain, hail and shin…
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14 June 2013

Well done to the 24 brave souls who swam from the end of Portsea Pier into the Portsea pub last Sunday. This race amongst friends is strictly budgie s…
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7 June 2013

Where do I start? The best idea is to click on our events page to see everything planned this weekend. Check out the extensive programs for The Mornin…
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31 May 2013

It’s a pretty average weather forecast for the weekend but that won’t stop an abundance of activities down on the Mornington Peninsula! T…
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24 May 2013

If you didn’t see the bay this morning, I’ve popped in a few photos so that you can enjoy it from wherever you are! There was not a whiske…
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17 May 2013

There's not as much on this weekend on the Peninsula. Given the weather forecast (cold with scattered showers), it is the perfect weekend to …
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14 May 2013

Don’t let the cold snap put you off getting out and about. Once you are dressed in your woollies, it’s still beautiful out there! It&rsquo…
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10 May 2013

Get out and enjoy what could be the last of the warm weather this weekend before the chill sets in. Rosebud Community Market and Mornington Racecourse…
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7 May 2013

Congratulations to all of you who walked either 10 or 20km on Sunday to raise money for the ‘National Breast Cancer Foundation’. ‘T…
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3 May 2013

There are a few things happening on the Peninsula this weekend but I am a little biased towards one event in particular…..’The SeaSwell P…
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30 April 2013

It is with mixed emotions that I announce that the ‘SeaSwell Peninsula Charity Walk’ is full. I am totally chuffed that we have 200 entran…
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26 April 2013

It was a memorable ANZAC Day march and ceremony in Sorrento yesterday, as It would have been wherever you were. Today’s post is dedicated to the…
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23 April 2013

It’s only a four day working week for many of us this week…. The last one for a while! There is an abundance of Anzac Day activities down…
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19 April 2013

This weekend sees the first Surf Yoga Adventure Retreat on the Southern Mornington Peninsula being run by two savvy girls who are both into health and…
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16 April 2013

Did the ground shake for you on Sunday night and Monday morning? If you were in Rye, Rosebud or Sorrento you may have felt the 2.7 magnitude earthquak…
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12 April 2013

On Wednesday night, I had dinner with friends at Itali.co in Sorrento. It was a great night with friendly service, a good vibe and it was very af…
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9 April 2013

As you have probably noticed, we do a story twice a week on a different business, event, person or relevant news item.  We want to keep it intere…
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5 April 2013

Daylight savings ends on Sunday 7th April. With this comes an extra hour in the morning but it also signifies the start of cooler months ahead. There …
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2 April 2013

We spent many hours at the Red Hill Show on Saturday. It wasn’t quite as good as last year due to the enormous crowds and many of the food …
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29 March 2013

If you’re anything like me, I’ve limped over the line to Easter and am very excited about having a break for a few days. For art lovers, …
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26 March 2013

There was a huge clean up down here on the weekend after Thursday’s wild weather. At least 20 boats sank around the  Blairgowrie Yacht Squa…
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22 March 2013

Every weekend is packed with great things to do on the Mornington Peninsula at this time of the year. The Heronswood Harvest Festival is on …
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19 March 2013

I was on patrol on Sunday and for the first time in a long time the back beach was closed.  The only sign of life on the beach was the occasional…
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15 March 2013

The swell was still small when the cool change hit so I didn’t get any good surf shots as promised. I’m onto it though! There are several…
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12 March 2013

It was another scorcher down here on the Peninsula. A combination of the heat and traffic kept me away from any events on the weekend but wo…
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8 March 2013

We have just had the hottest summer in Australian history! January was the hottest month and January 7 was the hottest day! It doesn’t appear t…
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5 March 2013

It is over 30 degrees for the next 7 days! Hooray! Hopefully you will get down to the Peninsula on the long weekend to enjoy it! Fishing down here is…
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1 March 2013

I am constantly impressed by the number of entrepreneurs that live down on the Mornington Peninsula. Work isn’t as easy to find down here so a l…
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26 February 2013

There was a lot of traffic on the roads on the weekend.  I am guessing that most of you that made your way down past Rosebud experienced this at …
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22 February 2013

We were very excited that the Mornington Peninsula Leader did a story on SeaSwell this week. It's always great to have a bit of publicity. If you …
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19 February 2013

Thanks to those of you who have left feedback about our SeaSwell newsletter / website. We’ve had such a great response so far and love hearing y…
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15 February 2013

The first bit of news I have for you about this weekend is that Donavon Frankenreiter is playing at the Portsea Pub on Saturday night from 6:30pm.&nbs…
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12 February 2013

It was another beautiful February weekend down on the Mornington Peninsula. We went to the Mornington Racecourse Market on Sunday. It’s the…
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8 February 2013

There are several markets on this weekend. Mornington Farmers market and Rosebud Community School market are both on Saturday. Mornington Racecourse m…
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5 February 2013

There were so many great events on the Mornington Peninsula on Saturday but unfortunately I wasn't able to get to all of them! &nbs…
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1 February 2013

Australia Day long weekend is over, kids are back at school and it's February already. Now that everyone is back at work, the roads, beaches and …
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29 January 2013

The Australia Day weekend on the Mornington Peninsula was exceptionally busy which I'm sure was partly due to the fact that the new Peninsula…
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25 January 2013

This weekend is going to be fun but chaotic on the Mornington Peninsula. Unfortunately the weather isn’t looking great but there are plenty…
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22 January 2013

On my morning run with Pebbles, I didn’t see another soul on the back beach….except for a few Hooded Plovers and Seagulls. Admittedly it …
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18 January 2013

This weekend is shaping up to be a busy one on the Mornington Peninsula. Saturday morning kicks off with two great markets.  There is a new marke…
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14 January 2013

We are really excited to introduce SeaSwell!!   After spending most of 2012 preparing for this day, we are proud to be launching our bigges…
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