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Local Bloke – Tony Connett

Name | Tony Connett (a.k.a. Tony Maloney) Suburb | Coogee How long have you lived here? I’ve been here ten years on December 26, 2015. What’s your favourite beach? Coogee, of course, with Clovelly being a close second. However, it is hard to choose as each beach along the coastal strip has it’s own beauty. […]

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Eco-Living Fair Fast Approaching

Greens Councillor Murray Matson fears the Randwick Eco-Living Fair and other similar community events could come under future threat from the State Government’s tentative amalgamation plans. Councils have made their submissions to the NSW Government’s Fit for the Future reforms, with Randwick already indicating their preference to merge with Waverley and Botany. Cr Matson said […]

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Nothing Passive About New Smoking Laws

It’s been two months since smokers were told to ‘butt out’ from commercial outdoor dining venues, thanks to the latest round of smoke-free legislation introduced by NSW Health aimed at reducing dangerous secondhand smoke. In 2013, smoking was banned at public transport stops/stations, sports fields, public swimming pools, within four metres of public building entrances […]

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Perth Standlick – Bondi’s Great White Hope

You’re known as a Bondi local; where were you actually born? I was born in Clovelly, moved to Randwick, and then moved to Bondi. I was about ten when I started surfing at Bondi full-time. I first started surfing in Clovelly, just in the bay. Dad got pretty sick of that, so he started taking […]

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Food

Photo: Marley Spoon Culinary Director Olivia Andrews

Fish And Leek Pie With Parmesan Mash

You don’t need hours in the kitchen – or even an oven – to make a satisfying fish pie. Start with the topping (potatoes boiled then mashed with butter and cheese), make the filling (fresh salmon, smoky cod and leeks poached gently in stock) and create the creamy sauce, then stir through the flaked fish […]

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Video of the Week: Light Therapy

Light Therapy from Riley Blakeway on Vimeo. Filmmaker Riley Blakeway used to live in Bondi. I’m not sure where he’s actually from, but he makes some pretty sweet flicks. These days, you could definitely call him a citizen of the world. While he focuses on surf, he exhibits bucket-loads of artistic flair and his edits […]

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Other

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Bring In The Cleaners

“So Reg, I hear you’ve a problem down in the bottom paddock, neighbour.” George sipped his cup of tea and smirked at his mate. He was not one to back down from a challenge. His three-year tour of duty in the Vietnam War had taught him a lot about problem solving. “So do tell; what’s […]

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Photo: Pascal Geraghty

At The Whims Of The Weather

Traditional commercial fishing boats have a particular, and very peculiar, odour. It’s the first thing you notice stepping foot on deck. The unique melange of sea salt, diesel, tobacco, putrid bait, dried blood, fruit cake and earl grey topped off with lashings of mould, generations in the making and engrained in the timber hulls, offers […]

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Arts

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Aussie Rock ‘n’ Roll Royalty – Suze DeMarchi

Suze DeMarchi, Australian rock ‘n’ roll royalty and Baby Animals lead singer, has just released her brand new solo album, ‘Home’, having recently returned to Australia and settled in Coogee after living the rock star lifestyle in Los Angeles for the past 18 years. Her latest record features collaborations with some of Aussie rock’s biggest […]

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A Certain Type Of Nostalgia

Clear-sky winter days bring with them a certain type of nostalgia; whether it’s longing for summers past or the beckoning of sunshine, calling you to warm yourself in a windless pocket of its rays, one cannot be sure. Whatever it is, there is something truly unique about Sydney’s winter weather and the effect it has […]

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