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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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BUS STOP RELOCATION A WELCOME FEATURE OF BRONTE PLAN

Council Plans of Management are not exactly scintillating reading. In fact – and maybe this will be controversial – they are incredibly boring. However, they also contain vital information about how councils intend to shape and improve public space, so to ignore them based on their monotonous banality would be cutting off our nose to […]

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People

Local Bloke… JOE SMITH FROM BONDI

Kiwi native Joe Smith first came to Bondi nearly twenty years ago, and he’s never looked back. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I first came to Bondi in 1999, but have been living here on and off (mostly on) since 2002. What’s your favourite beach? Bondi […]

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NO BUDGET BLOWOUTS AS RANDWICK REMAINS DEBT FREE

Not many local councils can proudly state that they are debt free. Randwick Council is one of the lucky few. Council has just released its 2018 Budget & Operational Plan, and unlike most of us living on credit and canned tuna, it can say that it has now passed a decade of balanced budgets and […]

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People

‘Balance Is Bullshit’: Mia Freedman

Where are you originally from? I’m originally from the Eastern Suburbs. I haven’t strayed far. I grew up in Rose Bay. I was a Rose Bay Public girl, and then a Woollahra Public girl, and then a Vaucluse High student, and then an Ascham girl. I worked my way around. I was mortified having to […]

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Arts

BORICH MARCHES TO THE BEAT OF HIS OWN DRUM

In terms of locally grown Eastern Beaches musical talent, few if any bands have come close to achieving the success of Cog this millennium. After a near six-year hiatus from the end of 2010 until mid 2016, Cog returned with a run of headline shows and they’re still growing strong. Cog drummer Lucius Borich was […]

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Sport

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

There are few things more patronising than a male talking about women’s sport. I know this. And I know I’m on a hiding to nothing here with certain types, desperately poised with 140 characters of venom to throw at anyone who misspeaks or doesn’t 100 per cent fall in line with the way they think. […]

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Sport

CATCHING FISH WHEN IT’S BEEN RAINING CATS AND DOGS

With all the crappy weather over the last couple of months, I thought it would be interesting to contemplate openly the difficulty of finding and catching fish consistently in the estuaries when the ocean has been turned chocolate brown and pea green by rough waves and bucket loads of rain. It certainly isn’t the easiest […]

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PELICANS, PITA AND PARTYING ON MYKONOS ISLAND

It generally takes me a while to embrace a new destination, to really form an opinion of it. But not Mykonos. In fell in it love with it instantly. My first sightings of Mykonos Island in Greece were of its vivid whitewashed houses and hotels with vibrant blue doors and window frames, plumes of intensely […]

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THE DARK SIDE OF IMPULSE BUYING

Have you noticed the frenzied look on the faces of those shopping at Zara on a Friday? We’ve all been one of those desperate women stalking the racks searching for that perfect Friday night desk-to-disco outfit. An impulse shop is nothing new, but wearing your purchase only once is. According to a study by charity […]

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