Star Signs – October 2021

Satire

Libra Sep 24-Oct 23 If you haven’t learnt an instrument or a language during lockdown, there’s still time to master the triangle or pig Latin. Scorpio Oct 24-Nov 22 Doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a dif...

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Greek Inspired Prawn Salad

Food

This balmy spring weather has got me thinking about eating lighter, fresher meals, so here’s a recipe for a salad to conjure up dreams of travel, beachside dining and entertaining friends again – wouldn’t that ...

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Em Ly: More Than Just Catchy Tunes

Arts

If you’ve spent any time on the coastal walk from Bondi to Clovelly, you may already know Em Ly. She’s the one who sings while she’s walking. “It’s my only time to practice,” she explained to The Beast, “I ...

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Generational Wealth Planning

People

The area of advice that often causes the most headaches is estate planning. We have seen families lose millions of dollars in legal battles and lost tax savings simply because the estate plans were poorly done, or not do...

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Australia Must Accelerate our Climate Action

People

The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a sobering wake-up call. It makes clear that climate change is already happening. The planet is already warming, by about 1.5°C since 1850. ...

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We’ve Come a Long Way

People

While we have been in lockdown experiencing something akin to Groundhog Day, waiting each morning with bated breath to hear the latest figures and receive our instructions, spring has arrived! Despite our daily gloomy br...

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Scores of Eastern Suburbs Residents Identifying as VIP

Satire

The 2021 Australian Census has revealed an increase in the number of Eastern Suburbs residents self-identifying as VIP. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has not yet released official figures, but confirmed the t...

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Alleged Crimes of the East

Other

Maroubra Woman Really Blew It (So Did Son!) A woman got her four-year-old son to blow into an alcohol interlock device, according to officers from City South-Botany Bay Highway Patrol. They have the pictures to prove it,...

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You Vill Obey!

Other

It’s no secret that human beings at times have an amazing capacity to do cruel things to each other. All you need to do is flick on the news any day of the week to see some kind of atrocity being inflicted on somebody ...

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The Unreliable Guide To…Browsing

Satire

Here’s a thing The Unreliable Guide never expected to miss – browsing in shops. Due to COVID-19, browsing is currently an illegal activity in NSW, but it was never something I particularly enjoyed anyway. Shoppin...

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