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BEWARE A SCALDING IN HOT SPRINGS

EXCLUSIVE If you’ve never blissed out in a hot springs, you haven’t given yourselves the ultimate pampering, some say. Bandicoot’s family, Isoodon obesulus obesulus, is aquaphobic: we may groom, like cats: we don’t generally bathe….


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WHAT CRUDEN FARM TRUST WANTS

EXCLUSIVE Bandicoot is just back from a filing cabinet raid with some scribbled notes about what the Murdoch family expects – there’s no suggestion of “requests” – for Dame Elisabeth’s beloved property at Langwarrin. The…


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OUR HOUSING OUTLOOK – HIGH AND DENSE

■ EXCLUSIVE   Shadow planning minister David Davis visited Sorrento last Friday (7 April) with some alarming news.   The state government wants to “scoop the Mornington Peninsula into metropolitan Melbourne”, he said, where it…


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YOUR EVERY KEYSTROKE worth $$$$$$

Bandicoot congratulates readers on knowing Facebook’s corporate mission – you do know, don’t you, good people, what it is? The link on the Mornington Peninsula Bandicoot Facebook page has brought  you to the whole story. … And…


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A JOB FOR THE QUEENS OF TARTERY

Bandicoot is transfixed, rooted to the spot, almost struck dumb at the latest intellectual furore sweeping Melbourne. Not just Melbourne; it is spilling on to the Mornington Peninsula, where one finds the occasional traffic lights…


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A PAINLESS WAY TO PAY YOUR RATES

Bandicoot, ever at the pointy edge of technology, this morning paid the council rates for the family condo via his electronic tablet while sipping a cuppa in bed, lovingly brought by the Cheese & Kisses…


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THE BIRTH OF BEER (& HANGOVERS)

See separate Brewery articles The world’s first hangover probably laid an Egyptian low about 6000 years ago, although it might have occurred in Mesopotamia as much as a thousand years later, when the locals dipped baskets…