Steph shows off the Peninsula lifestyle

Steph shows off the Peninsula lifestyle. Stephanie Leonard (née Bray) started her Instagram page @peninsula.lifestyle in 2015. It began as a marketing strategy for the real estate agency she was working for at the time. Now it’s transformed into a creative outlet for Steph to share her writing and photography while engaging her local community and prospective visitors. It was Steph’s stylish, engaging, and relatable content that saw her page quickly grow. Kate Sears speaks to Steph about how it’s grown to have an amazing community and highlight the paradise that is the Peninsula.

Chamber committee looks to Mornington’s future

Chamber committee looks to Mornington’s future

Chamber committee looks to Mornington’s future.Standing: Dave Wilton, Bite Local; John Inserra, The Boyz for Breakie; Matthew Coyle, Melbourne Travel Project; seated: Kate Horton, Farrells Bookshop; Keila Kilbane, Yummo Icecream; Teresa Westgarth, BJS Insurance Brokers; Veronica D’Silva, Counting Wealth; Alex Levy, Mornington Chamber of Commerce; Fiona Smale, Ideas By The Bay.

How gardeners can support the growing move away from plastics

How gardeners can support the growing move away from plastics

How gardeners can support the growing move away from plastics. Limiting single-use plastics in our daily lives has become somewhat of an exciting challenge for those of us who try to reduce the impact that we have on the environment – especially now that it is clear the world needs to act with a little more urgency. It’s easy for some to make the argument “my actions alone won’t make a difference, so what’s the point?”. I don’t believe that is a reason though for each of us not to do the best we can. We should all feel some responsibility.

The Rocks – 20 years an icon

The Rocks – 20 years an icon

The Rocks – 20 years an icon. The yachts bop and sway in the gentle swell as the fishermen on the pier try their luck for squid. The red rocks of Schnapper Point glow deep red in the winter sun. Above this is the warm embrace of The Rocks dining room, a much-loved restaurant that this year turns 20.