Putting Christ Back Into Christmas

Satire

Woe betide, it’s Christmas! As my loyal fans know all too well, Pearl never misses an opportunity to impart sensible advice during this holy time of consumption lunacy. So, my first piece of advice: if you are thinking...

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A Tribute to Daniel Hutton

People

Not long after the November edition of The Beast went to print we received the news that Dan’s treatment wasn’t working. He passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday, October 27. It’s been over a year since D...

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One Wedding and the Words We Hoped We’d Never Hear…

Other

Well, I guess this is the final instalment from me. 15 years in. The end of an era. The fight is finally over. That’s not to say The Beast is over. That’s now in James’ court. But the dynamic duo of the Hutton brot...

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Beardy from Hell – November 2019

Satire

Scorpio Oct 24-Nov 22 You’ve had an up and down year but you’re going to end 2019 on a huge high, so make the most of your amazing form. Sagittarius Nov 23-Dec 21 A rather solid stool will somehow end up sideways in ...

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Location, Location, Location

Food

With a green bowl that could win over even the most stubborn of carnivores and a view that would make other café owners green with envy, Sea Salt at Clovelly Beach is a brunch spot with a lot to boast about. There is so...

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Zucchini, Pea and Mint Fritters with Haloumi, Avocado, Chilli, Lemon, Toasted Seeds and Rocket

Food

You can get really creative with brunch, and it seems people love to incorporate vegetables into breakfast and brunch dishes nowadays more than ever, so what better way to celebrate spring than with some delicious fresh ...

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Seeing the Light

Other

It’s no wonder that so many of us are feeling just a little chirpier today than we did a month ago. The days are both longer and warmer and soon those October winds will settle down. Already, the football finals are do...

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Be a Rockstar in Your Garden

Other

Savage Garden, Plant Life and D.I.G aren’t just musical acts, they’re also the names given to some of the edible gardens in the Eastern Suburbs as part of an urban farming movement in our backyards and on balconies. ...

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Young, Dumb and Full of ASPD

Other

Last month you may have noticed the photo featuring Keanu Reeves and the late Patrick Swayze from the 1991 movie, Point Break. Keanu and Swayze are punching on in true Hollywood style trying to settle who’s the real al...

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The Davis Cup 2.0

Sport

This month we get to tear open a shiny new box that is the updated format of the Davis Cup, “The World Cup of tennis!” Taking place in Madrid over one week, from November 18-24, shoes will melt and hearts will break ...

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