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From Kakadu to Kingsford: Miranda Tapsell

Where are you originally from? I’m a Larrakia woman. I’m from, and my people are from, the Darwin region. I didn’t grow up on my country, though. I grew up in Kakadu National Park. Where are you living these days? I live in Kingsford. I’ve been living there for a good two years. What do […]

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The warm weather is finally here. It’s time to get your wardrobe ready with the latest trends for summer 2016/17. ACCESSORIES A new weighty earring trend has emerged and the bigger the better it seems. We’ve seen an abundance of super-sized accessories like pom-poms and chandelier styles hanging from the earlobes of many models and […]

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Local Chick… Lisa Holland from Bondi

Early childhood teacher and children’s yoga instructor Lisa Holland was born and bred in Bondi. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? 53 years. I was born and bred here in Bondi. My mum grew up in Vaucluse when there was a dairy across the road from her […]

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When Bronte local Tom Cartwright isn’t coaching clients to be the best they can be, you can find him rolling an arm over with the Daily Batters or demolishing a chicken roll. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I have been living in Bronte for 20 years […]

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A Real Keeper – Peter Nevill

Where are you originally from? I grew up in Melbourne, and then moved up to Sydney eight and a half years ago. I’ve got a playing contract with Cricket New South Wales. I first moved up to join with Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club. Back then I jumped in a spare room for a month or […]

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Local Chick – Rachel Disalvo from Bondi

Bondi convert Rachel Disalvo launched her eponymous swimwear label last year, and she’s just released her second collection of black and white bathers. Rachel shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I grew up in South Coogee and never thought I’d be a Bondi girl, but now I totally […]

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Local bloke – John Gannon from Maroubra

For several years, Maroubra local John Gannon was the envy of nearly every surfer in the world. He was being paid to travel to the best breaks in the world as the personal trainer of World Tour surfer Taj Burrow. Babies eventually brought an end to the eternal bliss for both men, but John still […]

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Splashing and Dashing – Andrew Reid

Where are you originally from? I’m originally from Vaucluse. I lived in Bondi for six or seven years and I got fed up with not being able to park my car, so I got out and now I’m living up in Vaucluse again. It’s so good up there because you’re away from the madness, but […]

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Bob Evans: Spawned from the Vague Traditions of Rock and Roll

Bob Evans, the folk-pop alter ego of former Jebediah frontman Kevin Mitchell, is back on the scene again with his latest album, Car Boot Sale. With a Sydney show slated for December 9 at the Factory Theatre, we were lucky enough to catch up with Mr Evans during the month… If I had to describe […]

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Local Chick – Bec Waugh from Coogee

Backyard famer and fitness trainer Bec Waugh is a born and bred Maroubra girl, but now calls Coogee home. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I’m a born and bred Maroubra girl. My dad, Kevin, moved my sister and I across to Coogee Surf Life Saving Club […]

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