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EXCLUSIVE events for subscribers; WE VISIT: a sensational new cafe in Derrinallum; ANALYSIS: Rates, races and rubbery figures at the WCC; RASHMITA SAMRAI has created an Indian cuisine pop-up in Woodford; CLINTON KRAUSE: unearths yet another 1950s gem; and much more…

Letters: Region suffers as training kitchens stand idle

Your letters: Region suffers as training kitchens idle.

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A Front Paddock just perfect for grazing

The Front Paddock adds a touch of class to Derrinallum.

Protected: Races, rates and rubbery figures

ANALYSIS: is this WCC fuel-guzzler really necessary?

Home curry nights an entree to community

Rashmita Samrai is behind an Indian cuisine ‘pop up’ in Woodford.

Retro lift brings Japan St gem to life

Inside a Japan St gem with columnist and architect CLINTON KRAUSE.

Food for thought: The origami of garden design

KYLIE TREBLE: the origami of garden design.

A hunger for history: Bool Belles review

BOOL BELLES review: Hunger Town

Tales from the Fairy #4: Beaches in autumn

Jo Canham’s Tales from the Fairy: perfect beaches in autumn.

A short winter break...



We are taking a short winter break – even though it is not quite winter – to celebrate our 50th birthdays! Eeek! See you on Sunday June 21 when we will be back, refreshed and a little bit older. Carol & Louise

Catching up

How David Jones saved “Metamorphosis”

How the late David Jones saved the sculpture “Metamorphosis”.

Why doesn’t W’bool have a major art prize?

Why doesn’t W’bool have a major art prize? Image: Craig Ruddy.

Smart soil, asian greens and winter gardening tips

Food for Thought: creating smart soil & winter gardening tips.

Koroit, coffee and the three-song commute

Koroit is becoming cool and artist Clare Fennessy, a new Koroit resident, is among those contributing to the change.

The peripatetic life of artist, Caroline Healey

Artist Caroline Healey took the long way round when moving from the UK to Warrnambool, but has never felt more at home.

Hooded plovers play catch me if you can

Birdcatchers: the team behind the Hooded Plover tag project swoop into the south-west.

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