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SAILING INTO THE SUNSET IN SANTORINI

It takes about 90 minutes by ferry to get from Mykonos Island to Santorini. Along the way the ferry navigates through spectacular mountainous coastlines dotted with bays and inlets, giving the feeling that you’re sailing into a mystical battle scene from Game of Thrones or a classic viking movie. As you get closer to Santorini, […]

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THE DISAPPEARING PENIS

Some years ago a survey of 1,000 British men showed that a third of men aged between 35 and 60 years were unable to see their genitals due to a protruding midriff or, less politely, a beer belly. One of the questions/statements was: “Take off your clothes, stand upright and look down at your penis. […]

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STAYING WARM AND STILL LOOKING STYLISH

For some this season is the opportunity for a much-needed wardrobe update, while for others it’s a time for despair as the summer glow slowly fades away. You might be content sporting your latest Peter Alexander onesie while curled up in front of the heater, but what will you wear when you leave the house? […]

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ARE FATTIES REALLY BEING FAILED BY THE HEALTH SYSTEM?

“Health system ‘failing’ obese Australians” – this was a recent headline grab that caused Pearl to splutter her breakfast of Elle Macpherson Elixir down her PE Nation running crop top into her aging (but taut) belly button. The ‘health system’? The very one that spends $21 billion a year of taxpayers’ dollars on the overweight […]

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Dog for Adoption – Marley

AGE 5-6 years SEX Male BREED Staffy X Labrador Marley is a calm, gentle boy that came to Doggie Rescue as a stray and was saved from a vet clinic. He is a very friendly boy and is polite on a lead. He has been fine around other dogs in a busy clinic environment, and […]

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TIP TURKEY INVASION TURNS POINT PIPER ON ITS HEAD

Point Piper, home to our prime minister, ‘Aussie’ John Symonds, Frank Lowy, and yours truly, is now home to another renowned Australian: the white ibis. Better known these days as the common bin chicken or the terrestrial tip turkey, the Australian white ibis has been causing quite a stir throughout the harbour city, but nowhere […]

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Letters June 2017

KEEP COOGEE SOBER I have just read the piece by David Glasheen about Randwick Council not having consultation etc. re the alcohol ban at Coogee (Are They Drunk? Randwick Council Bans Booze at Coogee Without Consultation, The Beast, May 2017), and I would like to respond. It is definitely not – as he claims – […]

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June 2017 Thumbs

Up The Environment – June 5 is World Environment Day, a timely reminder to be conscious of the effects that your actions have on the environment. Puffer Jackets – Daggy as they may be, these lightweight warmth providers are like a sleeping bag with sleeves and make winter much more bearable. Lifeguards – The heart-wrenching […]

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Dog for Adoption – Heff

AGE 6 years SEX Male BREED Shihtzu x Heff is a sooky, cuddly Shihtzu that is very social with other dogs. He is a little shy with people at first, but soon warms up and becomes very playful. He has a non-shedding coat and would suit apartment living. He’s incredibly independent and would be the […]

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Dog for adoption – Felix

AGE 5 years SEX Male BREED Foxy x Italian Greyhound Felix is a relaxed and easy-going boy. He is very social with other dogs and handles well. He is also a great ball player. Felix came to Doggie Rescue with very little hair on his body, but with antibiotics, creams, medicated washes, and eye ointments […]

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