Archive for September, 2018

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2018 – The year of the Dolphin. Yes, the Lorne senior football team secured the Colac and District Football League 2018 Premiership in delivering Birregurra only its second loss for the entire season. Going into the big game, Birregurra were the raging favorites having handed the local boys three comprehensive defeats through the season, but the “underdogs” tag sat well with the Dolphins as they played … Continue Reading »

Jo King’s 3 Top Coastal Runs/Walks

The coastal region is famous for it’s sun and surf. But there are a whole network of trails and tracks to lose yourself in. Before you think that it’s a surfers world down here its time to hit the trail and get immersed in amazing coastal landscape. Jo King, 2 time World Champion triathlete shares her three favorite runs/walks along the coast.

I have lived and trained in some amazing places … Continue Reading »

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This weekend in excess of 5000 cyclists will descend onto the coast for the staging of 2018 Amy’s Gran Fondo, touted as one of Australia’s most picturesque cycling weekends for the entire family. Now in its eighth year the event offers an impressive endorphin weekend of cycling to watch in awe or participate with vigor all on fully closed roads with a spectacular backdrop of the … Continue Reading »

Spring Planting

Spring is a great time to get out and about once again after the long cold Winter. Down here in Victoria, Spring arrives quickly and with it comes a great chance to give your house a burst of colour.

Here are our top flowers to grow in Victoria in Spring.

First of all it is a good idea to make sure that you prepare your soil or pots. Giving them a fresh … Continue Reading »

Backyard Farming Tips

Who doesn’t love the idea of growing a salad right on the back porch or sowing a small edible garden? There is something very satisfying about growing and eating your own ‘produce’. And the good news is that you can do it just about anywhere.

We have a few great tips to get you started!

Setting up. If you are new to this then first decide what space you will allocate to … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard


Ah spring, what a great time of the year it is, the days are getting longer, the airs getting warmer and the MCG plays host to the majority of finals football as the leading AFL clubs fight out the right to contest the 2018 Grand Final. On the local scene the interests around football is just as strong and this year the Lorne Dolphins have achieved … Continue Reading »