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Day 10 of our Victorian Road Trip: Rosebud and Surrounds

Today’s exploration will always stay in our mind as the day of the “snake in the grass“, but I can’t get tell you about that straight away. 1,233 more words


The Secret to Designing a Snowflake Costume

By Alex Dellaportas, Artistic Director of SYDC, and Sarah Mann, costume designer for The Nutcracker

“My major source of inspiration came from images and footage of falling snowflakes.”

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Day 9 of our Victorian Road Trip: Geelong to Rosebud

A very different touring day than yesterday, as we start with an early departure for the easy half hour drive from Geelong to Queenscliff, 475 more words


A Month on Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula, south of the city of Melbourne, is along the east side of Port Phillip Bay, and covers about 723 square kilometres. We had never heard of the peninsula (said peninSHula) before we secured two back-to-back house sits in this region of Australia. 733 more words

Slow Travel

Unexpected Besties, WW1 Claras and a Professional Dancer – Why We Loved Spark 2k16

By Alex Dellaportas and Members of SYDC 2016

“In that moment, it really occurred to me how special this company was. Not only had we shared a love of dance, but also a close bond, passion and a series of unforgettable experiences.”

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Wining and dining on the Mornington Peninsula

My eagle-eyed photographer wife Emma Byrnes and I travelled around the Mornington Peninsula recently, putting together this summer 2016/17 cover story for Go Places With Toyota magazine, published by  25 more words


The Mornington Peninsula Wine Region (part II), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

As noted in our prior post, The Mornington Peninsula is a sub-region of Victoria that, in recent years, has been identified as the best area in Australia for cultivating classic Burgundian varietals (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir).  649 more words