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ONE HELL OF A RACQUET

Mitch Hedberg once said: “The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I’ll never be as good as a wall.” It’s a fine quote that has absolutely nothing to do with what I intend to write about in this article, but I just thought it was a nice opener. Much […]

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Food

Photo: Tamika Woods

15-MINUTE KEY LIME PIE PROTEIN BALLS

These delicious morsels taste just like Key lime pie, all rolled up into perfect bite-sized, coconut-crusted balls of happiness. They are so zesty and summery that they will transport to you a faraway tropical location on your first bite. I love using fresh lime zest in desserts to really make the flavour pop. I’ve added […]

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Where did it all go wrong?

HAS SYDNEY LOST ITS SOUL?

I think I’m ready to leave. After spending my whole life on the shores of Sydney Harbour, I think it’s time to go. I’m not sure if I need a sea-change, a tree-change or something in between, but my life definitely needs an upheaval. I don’t think I’m alone in feeling this way, either. I […]

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Photo: Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu

The Unreliable Guide To… Overseas Holidays

We Aussies are famous around the world for our adventurous spirit and love of travel. We love holidays, or so we tell ourselves. When it comes to deciding on where to go, surveys suggest that three quarters of travellers want to visit somewhere new. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 2015/16, 9.6 million […]

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Dog for adoption – Angie

ANGIE Age 10 Years Sex Female Breed Maltese x Weight 3.6kg Angie is a gentle, affectionate girl. She has a bright, happy nature and is very social with other dogs. She does not mind cats either. She has a non-shedding coat and came from the pound under a Duty of Care. She had mammary tumours […]

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Food

Photo: Grant Brooks

ZHU CANTON: RANDWICK’S ANSWER TO CHINATOWN

Randwick now has an elegant Asian-fusion restaurant where freshness, quality and stunning presentation are central to the experience. Zhu Canton is no ordinary restaurant, so of course it is not in an ordinary location; you’ll find it taking up the entire third floor of the Randwick Club (formerly the Randwick Labor Club) on Alison Road. […]

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News

All my shit designer.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – A SUBJECT THAT RAISES PEARL’S HACKLES

One doesn’t normally associate the horrors of domestic violence with designer handbags and luxury personal care items. But designer handbags were definitely on Michaelia Cash’s mind last Christmas when the Minister for Women promoted an ‘initiative’ whereby Perth’s wealthy elite filled their passé Prada and Chanel handbags with items designed to make women in domestic […]

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Arts

Photo: Daniel Jones

BAR RAIDERS ARE BACK, ALRIGHT

Since releasing their eponymous debut album back in 2010, Sydney electronic dance musicians Bag Raiders (a.k.a. Jack Glass and Chris Stracey) have been amassing a stack of new music, which they’re now ready to share with the world. With their new single ‘Beat Me To The Punch’ lighting up the airwaves, Bar Raiders are embarking […]

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Danger! High voltage! When we touch, when we kiss.

January 2017 Thumbs

Up Electrical Storms – Sitting in Clovelly car park (or other suitable oceanside vantage points) and watching the lightning is one of summer’s great joys. Panty Postman – If you didn’t get the missus a subscription for sexy knickers for Xmas, it’s not too late to do so for Valentine’s Day. Visit pantypostman.com. Test Cricket […]

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Deathly serious about cemetery access
Picture: Dalton Wills

Letters Jan 2017

CEMETERY SAVED Dear Beasties, The SWC’s idea of commercial exploits at Waverley Cemetery would never have preserved the cemetery at all. It would have attracted more people to vandalise the beautiful cemetery. As for a higher perimeter wall, that would be a total disaster. On the south side near Boundary Street, where we have lived […]

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