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Don't Take our Golf Courses for Granted

It’s a trait of humanity to take the things to which we’re accustomed for granted. Case in point: I was taking advantage of the innovative “no ropes” policy at

The (unofficial) Long Weekend List

Whether you slow down for the race that stops a nation, or you just see a window to take an extra day and extend your weekend, we've got lots of options around the…

The Secret's Out, We're a Golfer's Paradise.

All right, our secret’s out… we’re spoiled for choice. We’ve been tucked away down in our pristine neck of the golfing woods, blissfully swinging away without much…

Curlewis Golf Club - Different By Design

Righto, cards on the table – I’m a member at Curlewis Golf Club and bloody proud of it. It’s different. There’s no preppy dress rules; women and kids are actively…

Raise a glass to our award winning wineries

Australia's foremost wine writer (and eyebrow extraordinaire) James Halliday has released his latest edition of the Halliday Wine Companion and once again Geelong…

Easter School Holiday Guide

Here's our low down on the high life for your little ones these school holidays. From stories to sing-alongs and lots of Easter eggs!

Adventure Days

What is life but one grand adventure? And where better to have those adventures than on The Bellarine, of course...

Around the World in 80 K's

Enjoy global flavours from around the world in this neat little 80km loop around Geelong and The Bellarine.

Cycling Bellarine Style

A day in the life of a Bellarine lycra-warrior. Mateship, competitiveness and, most importantly, coffee.

At the Beach with my Golden Retriever

My five year old Golden Retriever, Tawni, has found doggy heaven as our new house is within a short walk of the official Dog Beach at Queenscliff.

7 Ways to Survive a Heat Wave

The mercury is set to soar this weekend, and it looks like we've still got a long, hot summer ahead. But never fear!

The Fantastic Four of Christmas Giving

Long lists, frazzled shoppers, last minute panic and car park chaos are generally four elements of Christmas that can be best described as naughty rather than nice.…

Making the most of Toast to the Coast!

Now in its sixteenth year, Toast to the Toast is like your cool, living-life-to-the-full aunt who visits once a year to whisk you away for a day or two of fun and…

A round-up of go-to “grown-up” events.

Did someone say “grown-up” events? Don’t let the kids have all the fun – there’s a brilliant calendar of events, festivals and celebrations in Geelong and the Bellarine…

It's an RV life for us...

Whether it’s a holiday with your loved ones, or a road trip with your best mates, there’s nothing quite like an RV adventure. Some of the strongest families and

Ones to watch

100 Bollards in 7 seconds

100 bollards, 7 seconds. How many have you seen in person? Meet them all along the Geelong Waterfront from Limeburners Point to Rippleside Park.

Urban Geelong

Old industrial spaces are being transformed into creative hubs, urban precincts and fabulous eateries. Little Malop St is enticing people to the city centre with…

Dream yourself to Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove. A place to build beach shacks, sandcastles and memories. Families have been visiting Ocean Grove for generations. It's not hard to understand why.…

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