As we head into summer the population of Bondi begins to swell. The famous stretch of sand and its surrounds transform as people from all walks of life come to experience what it has to offer. Bondi Beach is the ultimate...

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I love small businesses. They keep my life afloat. Just about every aspect of my personal life has me interfacing with a small business. Whether it’s a leaky tap, messy hair, a quick meal or a bunch of flowers, my need...

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Albert Einstein said, “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” As carbon concentrations increase, so does the rate of climate change. Call it a crisis or emergency, it’s hard to stay positive while g...

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How Good is God Dear Pearl – Your most recent article (How Good is God, The Beast, September 2019) misrepresents the truth three times in the first paragraph. You wrote that PM Scott Morrison “commandeered the po...

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Drugs. They fuel musicians, artists, writers, chefs, truckies and athletes. Many lawyers and journalists too. They save lives, ruin lives, shrivel penises and, if the Russian gentleman I’ve been in correspondence with ...

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At the top of Heartbreak Hill, the steep stretch of New South Head Road at Rose Bay loved by City To Surf runners, and directly opposite the Rose Bay Convent is a low sandstone wall just behind the normal roadside gutter...

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Our beloved Mary Poppins has returned, not as Emily Blunt but as her original self. She seems edgy, perhaps even a tad anxious. She’s darker in spirit, a little confused and can’t decide where to land with her trusty...

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It doesn’t seem so long ago I was writing about the transition from autumn to winter, so it’s hard to believe we’re already into the final chilly month of the year, which also means the business end of the winter s...

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Keen to try surfing but don’t own a board? Need to drill a hole in a wall or trim a hedge but don’t own the power tools? Imagine being able to borrow these items for tasks you only do every now and then, rather than ...

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Why Are We a Society of Complainers? It has saddened me to learn that an elderly man has had to get rid of his pet rooster as it made too much noise during the day. The owner of this pet ensures his rooster is locked awa...

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