Yukon’s wilderness gives artist a new take on life

JEWELLERY artist Katrina Newman, of McCrae, has returned from a Canadian Wilderness Artists Residency saying it was “an experience like no other”. “I was surrounded by creative people and the voyage ...

‘Light hearted’ look at polio

AUTHOR Fran Henke realised the need for a book outlining the latest expert advice for polio survivors after attending a conference in Sydney last year. “Experts from around the world were speak...

Everyone has a story to tell

By Tony Nicholl THE Mornington Peninsula has many retirees with a story or even a book, and Eric Brewer is one of those. A few months ago he moved to Rosebud from Benalla, which had been his home for...

Life and work under the ocean’s waves

A MT MARTHA doctor has for 30 years been able to combine her twin loves: scuba diving and medicine. In that time, Dr Vanessa Haller has made more than 2500 dives in idyllic locations while photograph...

Two-wheel freedom in Portugal, Spain

ROSEBUD’S Mark Krieger has spent three years working on his latest book: High Spain Drifter, based around cycling in Europe. In the story, the keen cyclist sets off on another of his fascinating jour...

Cricket tours can take family toll

KATHRYN Whatmore knows all about the pressures felt by the wives and girlfriends of professionals cricketers – especially when their partners are on tour. “There’s a lot more expected of cricketers t...

Ansett and the birth of Channel Ten

Howard Bull tells us about Mt Eliza’s own Reginald Ansett and how Channel Ten was born… NETWORK Ten is again creating its own news after announcing a big loss and its billionaire sharehol...

Lawyer brings home state top legal award

A LAWYER working in Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula has been recognised as one of the best in the legal business in Victoria. Canda Glanville, of Maurice Blackburn lawyers, who specialises ...

Author talks the walk into print

WHILE many people plan a huge party when they reach the milestone age of 60, it’s not something Somerville grandmother Margaret Caffyn contemplated. She had a calling to walk solo the 800 kilometre C...