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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Years ago, the superb fairy wren was a common sight in our gardens. Now, only if you’re lucky can you catch a glimpse of these little blue beauties in the shrubs along our coast. Sadly this is the case for many native ...

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Australia, land of the “Where-the-bloody-hell-are-you” tourism campaign, was once a great swearing nation. When I first arrived here in 1996 I heard a session from parliament where one angry pollie stated, “Mr Spea...

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Recently I was sitting on the couch watching TV with my son and our dog. Although he’s still a cute puppy he can cut the cheese with such potency that anyone in the strike zone is left gasping and reeling for cover. On...

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Sponsoring George Pell The man who gave us the GST that helped make the rich richer and the poor poorer, who insisted on invading Iraq for no weapons of mass destruction, who broadcasted the ‘children overboardR...

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