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Arts & Wellbeing

Arts & Wellbeing
09/11/2015

Revive and restore your body and soul

I have it on good authority that many people visiting Australia from overseas hug the east coast without venturing west. They might trip to the eastern tropics, take a snap of the Sydney Opera House and The Bridge, and then maybe duck inland to visit…
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Arts & Wellbeing
29/10/2015

Where to shop… Margaret River style!

It was a seemingly chance remark that turned me into an Ocean House fan. I’d just entered the wonderful retail therapy precinct at Hayshed Hill Wines for the very first time and my eyes were going everywhere at once. Our tour guide, who later turned…
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Arts & WellbeingActive & Adventure
05/10/2015

A dream of time – Aboriginal tourism in Your Margaret River Region

Making the South West of Australia my home since moving here from the tropics has been a mission for me. I explain it to people with that old expression ‘kith and kin’. Your kin is your familiar family and friends. I have that here. What…
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Arts & WellbeingActive & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2015

School holiday inspiration – Check out the lighthouses

From a distance Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (at Augusta) and Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse (Dunsborough) guard their respective outposts like tall white warriors with flashing eyes, and there’s something just a little mysterious about them. Perhaps it’s because they hold life or death in their hands, and…
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Eat & DrinkArts & WellbeingActive & Adventure
10/09/2015

3 luxury retreats for a romantic weekend

What does the word ‘luxury’ conjure up for you? Is it sumptuous living, or maybe elegance and refinement? Is it enjoying comforts and pleasures that are indulgent and which you wouldn’t necessarily have at home on a day-to-day basis? For me ‘luxury’ means all of…
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Arts & Wellbeing
24/08/2015

Shoot like a pro: How to capture your favourite part of Your Margaret River Region (part 2)

Your Margaret River is a photographer’s paradise. Stunning coastlines, beautiful bushland and stunning vistas combine to offer even the most amateur photographer the chance to capture the shot of a lifetime. But how and perhaps more importantly, where? Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll…
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Arts & WellbeingActive & Adventure
20/08/2015

#RichardtotheRegion! Extending the olive branch to Sir Richard Branson

Courtesy of Amy McKie / Augusta Margaret River Mail You may have noticed a story hitting the headlines at the moment about Vasse Virgin - a small local family-run olive oil and skin care business. The company has been involved in a legal struggle with…
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Arts & Wellbeing
07/08/2015

Shoot like a pro: How to photograph your favourite part of Your Margaret River Region

Your Margaret River region is a photographer’s paradise. Stunning coastlines, beautiful bushland and stunning vistas combine to offer even the most amateur photographer the chance to capture the shot of a lifetime. But how and perhaps more importantly, where? Over the next couple of weeks,…
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Eat & DrinkArts & WellbeingActive & Adventure
24/07/2015

Winter in Busso – our top 10 picks

Busselton (or ‘Busso’ as the locals affectionately call it) and its surrounds are home to some super cool historical icons, restaurants and natural attractions. It may be a beachside utopia but there’s actually heaps to do in winter too – check out our top 10!…
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