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Pearls of Wisdom – Go Renegade And Stuff The System

Pearls of Wisdom has reached its ten-year anniversary and during that time I have never found cause to react to the myriad of complaints received as a result of my outrageous and boundary-pushing column. I’ve been accused of being a bra burner and a communist, I’ve been told to “like it or leave” (in reaction […]

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Polo – The ‘Hectic Equestrian Ballet’

Did you know that Polo is a thing in Sydney? Yep, they actually have events, teams and a booming community, if the official website is to be believed – a website that looks disturbingly like how I would expect a Double Bay nightclub’s website to look. I have never played Polo, nor even seen it […]

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Where To Stay in the East

If you live in Sydney’s East, it’s likely you’ve never stayed in a hotel here. Fair enough. But where do you recommend that your out-of-town relos and mates stay when you can’t be bothered having them crash on your couch/in the guest bedroom? Not to worry, we’ve got you sorted. The suburbs around the Eastern […]

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Photo: Sharmin Musca

Navigating the Summer Sales

At this time of year there are few people who can resist a bargain. While you might get excited at the thought of spending a mere fraction of what you usually do per item, consider how many barely worn pieces are usually in your clothing haul. Remember, ‘50% off’ is not free, so if you’re […]

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Photo: Viv Richards

A Tale Of Local Heroes And Madmen

On long, hot summer weekends most of us dream of being by the ocean, cooling off in the Pacific before retiring to our patch of sand and beach umbrella to let the ocean breeze take the edge off the scorching sun. Others retreat to the relative comfort of shopping centres, walking around aimlessly like zombies […]

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Photo: Amaury Treguer

QTips – The Perfect Saturday Morning In Bondi

Each month, the concierge team at QT Bondi will be sharing a few tips and insights so that locals and tourists alike can experience the best the Eastern Beaches has to offer. To kick things off we’ve curated an epic Saturday morning in Bondi – the perfect way to kick-start a summer weekend. Time: 6am […]

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Combatting Sexual Hang-Ups

By talking to clients over the years, I’ve realised how common it is for people to have sexual hang-ups. Often they are insecurities, inhibitions, shame or situations that prevent them from having enjoyable sex. Hang-ups can put a dampener on desire and may affect your sex life with your partner. It’s difficult to feel sexy […]

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Photo: Dan Hutton

Widespread, Noisy, Amphibians… Australian Frogs

Australia is recognised worldwide for its amazing and unique wildlife, and Sydney remains a haven for a wide variety of species. Randwick and Waverley Councils are aware of the significance of this. In the suburbs east of the city, birds are obvious; mammals, reptiles, spiders and insects often attract attention, and frogs are widespread. All […]

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Photo: The Bondi Travel Bug

Cruising Down the Danube, Main and Rhine

We arrived in Budapest set to embark on a 15-day Avalon Waterways river cruise called ‘Magnificent Europe’, which would see us sail down the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers, and cut through Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany and the Netherlands. We were excited yet apprehensive, as we didn’t know what to expect. That feeling soon disappeared […]

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Dog For Adoption – Malinka

Age | 2 years Sex | Female Breed | English Staffy x Weight | 12.5kg Malinka was a hit and run victim early in April this year and was taken to the vet with a fractured radius and ulna. She has had this plated and pinned and is recovering well. The drivers of the offending […]

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