Welcome to Somers Paper Nautilus …inclusiveness and openness, catering for a diversity of views without rancour

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Somers is a seaside village community located south of Melbourne on Westernport Bay in the Mornington Peninsula Shire. With a mix of sandy beaches, rockpools and tidal flats, Somers is popular for sailing, skiffle boarding and beachcombing. The cliffs of Somers have spectacular views to Phillip Island and the Nobbies.

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Short Story Competition Theme 'Summertime and Ocean'

Somers Paper Nautilus invites you to enter a short story writing competition. Write a fiction or non-fiction story on the theme … Summertime and Ocean. Entry is open to all. Submit your story in

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Tough little perennial Penny Woodward

Thrift (Armeria maritima) was one of the plants that I grew in my first garden and I have loved it ever since. It is a delightful tough little perennial that grows, in spring and summer, as a small cl...
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The Big Shed Designer Stalls

Inside The Big Shed at Balnarring, which opened on 10th September. Situated next to Balnarring Motors, is open from Thursday to Sunday. There are 20 designer stalls from stockists around Australia and...
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Mangroves in danger Henry Broadbent

The weekend of July 9–10 brought shocking pictures of the die-back of mangroves on the isolated shore of the Gulf of Carpentaria between Burketown and Karumba. While global warming was quickly sugge...
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Women doctors, WW1 and Somers Rod Nuske

In the late 1930s and 1940s, Associate Professor of Engineering, Edward Brown, his doctor wife Vera, and their children Edward and Catherine, were able to enjoy holidays in their weekend home in Haven...
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