Car Couples

The traditional view of classic and sports cars is that it is a bloke’s domain. But in Bendigo there is evidence that the world of polished fenders is attracting both genders.


Planting the seed

The gentle rolling hills that fold away from central Victoria’s granite outcrops to Bendigo hold a revelation – stunning wines with a rich heritage.


Kettlebells

Once used to weigh farm produce in 18th century Russia, kettlebells are now lifted as a competitive sport, and one Bendigo gym is proving to be an international powerhouse.


Taste of the south

It’s been years in the making, but two food and beer enthusiasts are living the dream, dishing up American-style chicken to patrons from both here and abroad.


Cool knights

There’s nothing like donning medieval garb and waving a sword to relieve the pressures of daily life as members of Bendigo’s Swordcraft crew explain.


Bear-ly there

A recent resurgence in “Yowie sightings” and reports of alarming noises in the bush at night beg the question: how much can a koala bear?


Fit for battle

Meet the modern-day warriors continuing a sporting tradition steeped in history.


Jodi and Ricky

Such busy but exciting times for this bride and groom, juggling building a home, welcoming the arrival of their daughter, travelling through Africa and planning a beautiful wedding.


Canine catwalk

Two generations ago dogs lived outside and were fed on scraps, but in a fast adaptation they’ve taken over the couch and now have their own cuisine and couture.