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Michael McCluskey on why he is running for the election; Behind the spin, survey reveals W'bool business is losing heart; we visit the spiritual home of Donna Storey; inside the 132-year-old cellars of the KM Lynch building; Clinton Krause explores the legacy of Tag Walter; we ask what is the future of Portland in Opinion and much, much more...

Why I am running: Michael McCluskey, Indpt

In the lead-up to the Nov 29 state election,...

Behind the spin, W’bool business is losing heart

OPINION Quite a bit has been written about the...

A spiritual home in the heart of Koroit

Donna Storey has found a spiritual home in Koroit…

Deep into the cellars of KM Lynch

We go into the 132-year-old cellars of KM Lynch…

The enduring legacy of architect ‘Tag’ Walter

Clinton Krause explores the legend of ‘Tag’ Walter…

Sucking the wind right out of Portland’s sails

Opinion: What is the long-term future of Portland?

Wine tasting: Face your fear and do it anyway

Tipsy Tips: Learning to love the cellar door!

Food for Thought: Pests? Don’t let them bug you…

Kylie Treble: don’t let the pests bug you…

Turning in to the Turn In Motel…

Step inside the legendary Turn In Motel…

Climbing toward 500...

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Catching up

The magnificent mind of Marie Cook

Words and pictures by Louise North Retirement was never going to slow the rich and creative mind of diminutive...

Bool Belles Review: The Goldfinch

(CLOSED) If you are a subscriber and would like to win a copy of this month’s book, simply email us at...

Capturing the magic of the Coorong

By Louise North Timboon teachers Lisa Kensit and Helen Toop have a fascination for animals, the environment and...

Kylie Treble’s seven-day spring workout!

Welcome to Food for Thought #11, by Kylie Treble. Kylie is creating a sustainable living environment on her 7...

Bringing a big boat back home

When Yambuk couple Brenda Huggins and Brett Anderson set out to buy and restore a boat, they didn’t expect...

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