Many tired, over civilised people are beginning to discover that escaping from the daily grind of city life and heading to the maritime environment of the Peninsula is a very good thing. George Santayana once said that the earth has music for those who listen and to those who listen Villa Floretti is nirvana - a secret find amongst five private acres of heavenly colour in the middle of beautiful and rural Boneo.
It’s the caring people that change the world - the ones that want to improve things. Jude and Sarah are the people we’re talking about - the driving force behind Olieve & Olie, a hand made soap and olive oil skin care range originally started in their studio in St. Andrews Beach and now located at a purpose built production facility in the heart of Rosebud West.
It’s no secret that the Mornington Peninsula is a magnet for all things celebratory - from early romances, engagements, weddings or special anniversaries this is the spot. With so many things to organise at the best of times it’s hard to know where to turn - especially if you are after personal beauty services.
George Santayana once said that the earth has music for those who listen and to those who listen Villa Floretti is nirvana - a secret find amongst five private acres of heavenly colour in the middle of beautiful and rural Boneo. Owner Richelle Marks is a passionate floral enthusiast who has brought together an experienced team of talented professionals from exceptional backgrounds that include working at the Queens Box in Royal Ascot, Royal weddings in Madrid, event florals and styling for the Australian Grand Prix along with a plethora of stunning weddings and events across Victoria and our Mornington Peninsula.
Chain Brain is the brain child of Jeremy Stainforth. His passion for biking is second to none - Jeremy has been in the industry for almost 30 years, has spannered for some of the world’s best off-road racers and worked in some of the most prestige bike shops in the country.
Over the past four years Flinders has undergone a creative renaissance with funky artisanal store experiences opening along the Cook Street strip - The Artisan Storeroom is no exception.
The last time I sat down to use a sewing machine was over 20 years ago, and my approach to the Treehouse Textiles workshop - how to make a cute square framed purse - was a combination of trepidation and gleeful...
Although Mt Martha artist Sandi Faulkner has lived and worked all over the world, including for the acclaimed Viennese Master Potter, Franz Kurkowitz and at Old Chelsea Pottery in London – the Mornington Peninsula is her home and her inspiration.