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contents 10 geelong + surf coast living autumn 2020

30 THE LOOK Portraits on show at Geelong Gallery

39 DRAWING INSPIRATION Previewing genU artX 2020

54 BAKER BOY Cooking up a gluten free enterprise

67 FAMILY FARE Tasting Singaporean-influenced food

44 SOWING THE SEED Hemp reclaims its status

61 THE HEAT IS ON Meet a Deans Marsh chilli grower

73 LITTLE STORIES, GREAT TALES Torquay's Museum Without Walls


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79 CONNECTING WITH NATURE

UNIQUE AND BEAUTIFUL INDEPENDENCE DAYS BEAUTIFUL SPACES MAKING A SPLASH A PERFECT FIT HAND-CRAFTED HERE

REGULARS

Preserving lost arts

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CAPTIVATING CLAREMONT Previewing a Newtown open garden

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RAISING THE BARRE Visiting a Geelong Adult Ballet Studio

118 THE LAUNCH OF LUXURY A new custom builder in town

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DAY AND NIGHT Fashion for 24 hours

104 BE YOUR OWN KIND A layered look

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UPFRONT GAC UPDATE TOURISM TALK EVENTS

143 144 148 150 151 152 153 154 155

BOOKS TECHNOLOGY MOTORING FOOD HEALTH LIFE PHYSIOTHERAPY TRAVEL INTERIORS

156 158 159 160 161 162 163

FINANCE ACCOUNTING REAL ESTATE LEASING INSURANCE FITNESS LIVING WITH KIDS

126 SUSTAINABLE INTEGRITY Homes that not only look good autumn 2020 geelong + surf coast living 11


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