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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 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…

The ABC of Winter School Holidays

All great holidays are an adventure, and these winter school holidays are no exception - as Geelong and the Bellarine are putting on some mighty fine activities

Easy Eats in Ocean Grove

Whether you’re powering up for a day on the beach or refueling after time spent soaking up those beach vibes, Ocean Grove well and truly has you covered.

The OG Coffee Scene

What words spring to your mind when we say “Ocean Grove”? Beach? Surf? Summer? Sure, but what about espresso, macchiato, ristretto, long black, latte or cappuccino?…

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…

Spring into the school holidays!

Spring means the sun shining (mostly), the flowers blooming (brightly), and an all-round light at the end of a long winter tunnel, and after what seemed like the…

A true blue taste of Australia

When it comes to introducing visiting friends or relatives to true-blue Aussie culture, here’s a few must dos...

6 Shots in the Dark...

A selection of shots from some of our favourite local photographers, giving us a taste of what winter looks like when the sun goes down...

School's Out For Winter

As the mercury drops and the clouds close in, it's time to rug up and enjoy the changing off the seasons... or just stay inside where it's warm.

5 Regional Workshops to Get Your Hands Dirty

With artisanal products, traditional techniques and DIY projects popping up everywhere these days, we took a look at how to get 'hands-on' around the region. Whether…

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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