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Totally cute

In need of a hobby, Ash Tuohey found she had a knack for online retail. Now, with her mum Janice on board too, her ‘baby’ Tiny Sprout is out in the real world and growing strong.


Pushing boundaries

Lisa is one of only a few females officiating at a senior level in cricket. Juggling her career and the sport she loves has proven tricky but she’s more than a match for the challenge.


Giddy up girls

When you weigh less than 48kg in your socks, and balance and steer a 600kg juggernaut over speeds matched only by a motor-driven machine, you can’t be too precious. It takes courage, strength and a determination that most of us can only hope for.


Something old, something new

One of the city’s grand historic homes was given a stylish modern facelift that has only enhanced its historic charms, thanks to careful planning and action by those at the helm of this extensive renovation.


G’day Peter

Settled amongst the hills of Heathcote, Aussie artist and satirist Peter Russell-Clarke reflects on a life that is as unique and full of interest as his art.


Make a statement

Want to stand out from the crowd? Contrasting finishes and distinctive shapes can be brought together to make a striking combination for any room in any home.


Offering sanctuary

Shelley and her family have created a beloved home and haven for rescued and retired animals, and those in need of some country R&R.


Finding balance

Tony White looks at his role as frontman of Fountaineer as a creative outlet, something that fits in between family and work. It’s an outlet driven by a love of stories that shows in his music, and his ultimate career goal — working at the Bendigo Library.


Natural progression

Artist Natalie Ryan grew up in country Victoria, and while she has lived in some of the busiest cities, designing for large textile corporations, her return to Colbinabbin has seen her reconnect with her love of nature and inspired her to establish Meander Art.