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Billy Field

You would have had to be living under a rock in the early 80s if you hadn’t heard of singer, songwriter Billy Field. His jazz-pop singles 'Bad Habits’, ‘You Weren’t in Love With Me’ and ‘True Love’ were massive hits and he was one of the most popular acts on the Australian music scene. Billy is still making music today, having just completed an album of his favourite jazz standards (working title “Songs for Happy Feet”).... Read More...
Toast the Coast Food, Wine & Music Festival

Toast the Coast Festival 2017

Toast the CoastFood, Wine & MusicFestival Photography by Lisa Haymes The first Toast the Coast Festival last year was a resounding success. This year’s outing looks to be bigger and better, well and truly establishing this celebration of food, ... Read More...
Pippa Grandison - Breeze Magazine Central Coast

Pippa Grandison

Living LocalPippa Grandison by Marie Patane Actress and singer Pippa Grandison moved from Sydney to the Central Coast five years ago and now calls Terrigal home. You probably recognise Pippa Grandison from a long list of credits in film, tel... Read More...
Bellyfish Cafe Terrigal

Bellyfish Cafe Terrigal

Fire in the belly Images by Mitch Jury Bellyfish is one of those rare businesses that become an institution as soon as they open. Father and son team Steve and Mitch Jury, who opened Bellyfish eight years ago, are once again side by side, rediscove... Read More...

The Lighthouse Folk Festival – Norah Head 2016

The LighthouseFolk Festival Norah Head 2016 Saturday 19th November A collection of the country’s best folk artists, including some great local acts, are heading to one of the Coast’s most spectacular settings in November. For one night only ... ... Read More...
WYONG LAKES FESTIVAL - BREEZE MAGAZINE

Wyong Lakes Festival

Wyong Lakes Festival No one would argue that the Coast is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in our country. In fact our beaches are so flashy we can sometimes forget the stunning estuaries that are also a feature of the Coast. They provide... Read More...
Bespoke Coffee Machines

Bespoke Espresso

Bespoke Coffee Machinesby Ben Haymes Photography by Lisa Haymes Growing up in an extended family of book-dealers, and with a structural engineer father, it’s little surprise that Ben Haymes’ early life was consumed with pulling things apart, re... Read More...
Actor Rob Carlton

Living Local with Actor Rob Carlton

Living Local withRob Carlton Words and interview by Marie Patane Photography by Tim Brand Actor Rob Carlton’s work takes him all over the country but he says there really isno place like home. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT LIVING IN AVOCA? Firstl... Read More...
Loughlin Furniture

Loughlin Furniture Designs

form & function There are many advantages to buying locally. It puts money in the pockets of locals and is a more sustainable practice. You’ll probably score on the quality front too as you’re usually purchasing an item created with passion and... Read More...
ettalong Beach tourist resort

Viva Italia in Ettalong

The eastern end of Ettalong Beach is dominated by a striking building, the Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort. It houses an impressive complex of businesses including the Ettalong Markets, Cinema Paradiso, Motel Paradiso and an array of quality restaurant... Read More...
The Hungry Traveller

The Hungry Traveller

Kombi Love “flippin’ burgers and makin’ shakes” At first glance, it looks like a fairly ordinary 1976 Volkswagen Kombi cruising the Central Coast … But this is no commonplace van. The Hungry Traveller is a funky new ‘food van’ run by Coast-born H... Read More...
Little Monkee Moos

Little Monkee Moo’s

Ljae Elwell is lucky enough to spend her working days doing something she loves, but it’s been a rocky evolution. When Ljae’s son Hunter was born they faced a damning diagnosis - Dravet’s Syndrome. This rare disease is a form of epilepsy and descr... Read More...
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