Cycleway Circus Who remembers those heady days in the early ‘70s when we all first fell in love… with roundabouts? Councils all over Australia were smitten. We were catching up with Europe and well ahead of the U...

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It feels like the longest summer ever ended overnight. May began with top temperatures in the very high 20s and we didn’t experience daytime highs below 20 degrees until the final days of the month. Indeed, temperature...

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What do a local mum, writer and high school student-come-plastics campaigner have in common? They are ordinary yet extraordinary women making it their mission to rid the world of single-use plastics. With Plastic Free Ju...

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Recently I found myself cornered into a discussion about the appropriate age to arm your child with a mobile phone. As I reluctantly considered my position, the hairs on the back of my neck stood up to warn me against th...

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Cafe’s Just for Humans There was a time when I could sit outdoors and have my coffee and breakfast, peacefully enjoying the sun with a book, at one of the many cafés along the Eastern Beaches. That’s a dream fro...

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The Bondi area once featured several creeks and waterfalls, which would occasionally turn into raging torrents, sweeping away roads and property. Nowadays these waterways are tamed, unseen, buried beneath the ground. Ado...

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Did you know over 24,000 of your neighbours in the Eastern Suburbs are now recycling their food scraps at home? These local everyday heroes are kicking some serious goals in the ‘war on waste’. They’ve kept well ov...

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It’s rare to consume news these days without it containing some kind of disaster or violence. Media outlets are presenting more news than ever, especially video content, and it seems to be a case of ‘the more disastr...

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Barking bloody dogs I love dogs as much as anyone, but I’m sick of the selfish owners around Boundary, Arden and Pacific Streets, Clovelly. Who lets their dogs start barking from 6.30am? This then causes a domino effec...

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Over the past few weeks it would have been difficult not to have experienced the changing of the seasons. It felt like the longest, hottest and driest summer ever came to an almost brutal end. As March came to a close, o...

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