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Janine Pittaway

Arts & Wellbeing
21/05/2019

Local Musicians Prepare for Jazz by the Bay

Most people who have chosen to call the Margaret River region home have a song in their hearts, but a group of talented locals have gone a step further, forming a big bold band that celebrates the song of jazz. Margaret River GP and saxophonist…
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Eat & Drink
07/05/2019

Night-Time Dining In Your Margaret River Region

While the Margaret River region is known for a love of brunches and long lunches, there’s a growing feast of places to dine after dark. From north to south, the region's night time dining haunts offer everything from rustic Italian and classic pub fare to…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
02/04/2019

How To: Pairing Vintage Wine & Vinyl

If you like music and you like wine, grab yourself a bottle or two from Snake + Herring and whack on a record - because all the wines are named after songs. Tony (Snake) Davis, and Redmond (Herring) Sweeney - the brains behind the Snake…
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Eat & Drink
31/07/2018

Sisters are Brewing it for Themselves

The production of beer and spirits is an age-old tradition, and beer’s even said to be the world’s oldest drink, produced and consumed in every corner of the world. Although it’s been recorded that women have been brewing beer since ancient times, brewing has been…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
30/07/2018

Celebrating International Lighthouse Day

It's International Lighthouse Day on Saturday August 18th, so to celebrate, get a close-up of two of the region's stunning historical maritime buildings. With unforgettable views, a history of shipwrecks, and a chance to spot migrating whales, you won't regret the experience! Janine Pittaway spoke…
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Arts & Wellbeing
18/07/2018

Winter Woollies

Winter provides the perfect opportunity to wrap up in layers of gorgeous wool clothing, don your beanie and gumboots and enjoy the great outdoors. And if you find yourself short, the region has you covered (literally). Spool & Spindle is a gorgeous Margaret River shop…
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Arts & Wellbeing
29/05/2018

Escape to your own Private Luxury this Winter

Love a bit of spontaneity in your life? Dream of whisking your partner off for a surprise getaway, heading south with the girls or treating your family to a luxury break for a milestone celebration? Winter gives visitors to the Margaret River Region more time…
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Arts & Wellbeing
19/03/2018

Margaret River Region Open Studios Spreads its Creative Wings

In just five years, Margaret River Region Open Studios has become Australia’s largest open art studios event. It returns in April with more artists participating than ever before.  More than 130 artists will open their studios from April 28 - May 13, inviting art lovers…
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Wine & Wineries
05/12/2017

A vintage winery with unexpected surprises

They say it’s the quiet ones you have to watch. Clairault Streicker Wines are doing some great things, quietly going about the business of making fantastic wines, but also creating a terrific visitor experience. For more than 40 years, the Clairault Streicker Estate has produced…
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Active & Adventure
06/11/2017

Keeping Vacay Fit

Holidays provide a time to relax, slow down and enjoy a bit of indulging but it’s also possible to maintain an exercise regime and still have fun. I asked experienced local trainers and gym owners Katie Carmichael from KT Personal Training in Dunsborough and Margaret…
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