Category Archives: nature

Food with a view

The cooler weather has well and truly begun to kick in! As the colder months see us enjoying our Sunday brunch surrounded by four walls, we have put together a collection of the restaurants and cafés in Bendigo with a … Continue reading

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Bendigo’s Hidden Gems

Bendigo is a treasure trove full of hidden gems. Here are just some of them… we didn’t want to give away all our secrets! Café El Beso 87 View St, Bendigo A quaint café hiding along View Street, with a … Continue reading

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Bendigo Activities for Children – Survey

What are three best family-friendly things to do in Bendigo? Continue reading

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Activities for Kids

In January 2007, the City of Greater Bendigo received worldwide recognition from UNICEF as Australia’s first Child Friendly City. There are heaps of activities on the council’s website, such as: Get Active, Explore the City, Get Creative, Back to Nature and What’s on in … Continue reading

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Pregnancy & Postnatal Health in Bendigo

Guest post by Sarah Rose Pregnancy can be an exciting, difficult and daunting time; often filled with anticipation and an increased amount of attention from strangers. During my pregnancy and in the 12 months following, I found some awesome people in … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Jacinta Allan

Member for Bendigo East Parliament of Victoria Where do you work? Between Bendigo and Melbourne What was your first job? My first real job, aside from jobs at home for pocket money, was working as a checkout operator at the old SSW … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Sue Walton

Gym Owner/Trainer Contours Bendigo It’s Her Gym, Bendigo What was your first job? Check-out chick. Have you ever had a quirky job/task in Bendigo?  Organising fun run teams. What book are you reading? The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult What’s your favourite … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Jane Anderson

Owner/Manager/Dogsbody Toolleen Country Retreat – Boarding Kennel and Cattery   What was your first job? Washing up in a Chinese Restaurant for 6 years (while at school and Uni). Have you ever had a quirky job/task in Bendigo?  Rushing into Bendigo … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Sarah Rose

Mental Health Social Worker/Therapist/Blogger Currently on maternity leave from Bendigo Health, working in her own business: Inner Me Wellness, coaching & guiding women to shift from feeling ‘just okay’ to great.   What was your first job? Babysitting, I was 12 … Continue reading

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You eat food. Do you know where it comes from?

Have you seen Food Inc.? Continue the conversation right here in Bendigo. Hosted by Bendigo’s own Darren Doherty, Joel Salatin and his son Daniel, from Polyface Farms, talk everything about farming, food production and keeping it local. 7:30pm, Monday 25 February, 2013 Strathdale … Continue reading

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