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Fancy yourself as a bit of photographic phenomenon? Reckon your skills on the ‘gram (that’s short for Instagram, in case you were wondering) are enough to garner thousands of gawking followers, but you just haven’t been able to get your name out there thus far? Want to win some amazing prizes for little more than […]

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Safe Schools and the Eastern Suburbs

The topic of the Safe Schools Coalition has rarely been out of the media since the program’s inception. Despite the fact that its national implementation occurred in June 2014 under the Abbott government, Safe Schools’ continued existence has slowly but surely been harnessed by members of the Liberal Party’s most conservative factions as a symbol […]

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The End of an Era

Businesses come and go all the time around Bondi. If you walked down Hall Street today for the first time in ten years, for example, you probably wouldn’t recognise the joint. Sure, there are some stayers, but they are few and far between. Most of those that have survived in Bondi for more than a […]

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Back to the future: The Garage Sale Trail returns

On a scale of never to always, how often do your grandparents wax lyrical about ‘the good old days’, when kids would play on the street instead of online, and lemonade stalls were the building blocks of the national economy? And then, after they’re done, how often do they ask you to help them change […]

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Coastal Walk Repairs Remain Incomplete

It’s not overly hyperbolic to say that the Bondi to Bronte walk is one of the most iconic stretches of coastline in the world. The walk is touted on Tourism Australia’s website as a hub of “all-natural glamour along the cliff-tops”. It is unlikely that you will meet a tourist who has not gotten sunburnt […]

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Different Lives Luncheons Much More than Coffee and Cocktails

Things have changed a lot since Dolly Parton wrote ‘9 to 5’ back in 1980, but some things have stayed exactly the same: a work-life balance is still hard to achieve, especially if you’re tied to a job that requires long hours spent in an office. For many years, Eastern Suburbs based real estate agent […]

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The Ant and the Grasshopper

Everything I was taught as a child must’ve been completely wrong. Save your pennies, they said. Look after those and the pounds will look after themselves, they promised. I was read Aesop’s The Ant and the Grasshopper and encouraged to knuckle down, work hard and plan for the future. I became an ant. But maybe […]

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Butcher Chris Makes the Cut

There’s a new kid on the block in Bronte. The butcher’s block that is. Chris Martin, 27, has taken over the reins as manager of the long-standing Lucas Meats in Bronte and he is looking to take the 45 year-old Lucas family business into the 21st century. After growing up on a small farm in […]

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Dementia Fundraiser a Ride to Remember

You probably wouldn’t know it, but dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia. A predominant assumption is that dementia is simply a normal part of aging. News flash: it isn’t. Although it is more common in people over 65, dementia can happen to anyone. Dementia is a collection of symptoms that are […]

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Bondi Beach Sea Wall in Search of Creative Beasts

Attention all Beasts. Are you a visual artist, super handy with a biro, a conceptual artist, a graphic designer, a curator, or just keen to let your inner Frida Kahlo run free? Your time has come. Think of the most iconic beach in the world (it’s Bondi, by the way). Now think of your mad […]

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