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Local Chick – Anneka Manning From Randwick

Randwick resident Anneka Manning is using her expertise in food to great effect and opened her own baking business last year. Anneka shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? My husband Paul and I moved to Randwick 18 years ago. It was our first home and we love the […]

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Local Bloke – Douglas Clarke From Clovelly

Clovelly resident Douglas Clarke founded Coogee’s iconic Sunburst Music back in 1989. Doug shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved to Bondi in the late ’70s to play music and soon went on the road. In 1989 I moved back here to open Sunburst Music on Coogee […]

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Sylvia Jeffreys – A Lovely Way To Start The Day

Where are you originally from? I’m from the suburb of Coorparoo in Brisbane, born and bred. I’m a very proud Queenslander. I grew up in a house with my mum, brother and sister, and we were about 150 metres from my grandpa’s house, which is where my mum was born. We grew up with our […]

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Frother of the Month – Rich Beckett

Name: Rich Beckett Occupation: Web guy by day; one half of Anchor Shapes on the side Age: Still a grommet Local Break: Bondi Beach Favourite board: My 5’6” Sweet Potato and an Anchor Shapes 10’6” SUP for cruising and when the surf is small Goofy or Natural: Natural Where are you from? I was born […]

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Local Chick – Rose Ashton From Bondi

Bondi resident Rose Ashton is an up-and-coming artist and model who has recently returned from Mexico, where she was filming an ad for Corona. Rose shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here for? I’m coming up to my 12-year anniversary. My longest and favourite relationship is the one I […]

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Local Bloke – Mark Vicol From Waverley

Waverley resident Mark Vicol started a hot sauce and gentlemen’s grooming business about a year ago, and it’s still going strong. Mark shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? Two years. I feel like I’ve been slowly migrating to the Eastern Suburbs for the last ten years. First Canberra, […]

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Guy Turland – Bondi’s Biggest Food Frother

Where are you originally from? I’m originally from Bowral. I’m fourth generation from the country. Bowral is where I grew up and I still have a house down there; it’s beautiful. When did you migrate to Sydney? I moved up to Sydney when I was 17. I finished high school, left Bowral and started a […]

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Frother of the Month – Charlotte Connell

Name: Charlotte (Chachi) Connell Occupation: Communications Manager at Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Age: 31 Local Break: Bondi, Blueys Beach, The Cliff in Newcastle Board types: A Sam Egan 6’0”, a 5’11” quad fish, an 1980s MR replica 6’4” twin fin and a 9’4” longboard Goofy or Natural: Goofy (in every sense of the word) Who […]

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Local Chick – Celia Finger From Randwick

Randwick resident Celia Finger has settled in nicely since moving from Brisbane and provides quality healthcare at Bronte Family Doctors. Celia shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I have been an Eastern Suburbs girl since moving to Sydney from Brisbane in 1996. What’s your favourite beach? Coogee for […]

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Local Bloke – Matt Ringrose From Bondi

Bondi resident Matt Ringrose is a former DJ and now a full-time expert in the art of meditation. Matt shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved here from the UK 12 years ago with my wife Sally and son Joe. Our other son Jack was born here. […]

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