An Honest Review of FOGO

News

During the past month, shiny new green bins with FOGO caddies zip-tied to them landed on the doorsteps of most homes in Randwick City. FOGO stands for Food Organics Garden Organics and is a new scheme allowing Randwick C...

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Tenacious Pauline is a Genuine World Champion

News

A lot of water has flowed under the bridge since American Margo Oberg became the first women’s world professional surfing champion in 1975. In those days women’s surfing was regarded as unimportant and a novelty comp...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

People

 Offensive and Misogynistic I found the cover picture of the March 2021 edition offensive and misogynistic. This is supposed to be a local neighbourhood newsletter, not a pornographic magazine. When I looked back at pre...

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Middle Aged Fat Men In Lycra

Satire

Pearl is easily offended, and I am finding my propensity to take offence has undoubtedly risen during ‘The COVID’. I find it offensive that Scott Morrison denigrates the Australian flag by wearing it in the form of a...

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Local Artist: Jacob Pedrana from North Bondi

People

Introducing North Bondi’s Jacob Pedrana, the talented local artist behind this month’s cover… How long have you lived here? Just over a year in Ben Buckler. I’ve lived in Bondi for 14 years. What is your favo...

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Beardy from Hell – March 2021

Satire

Pisces Feb 20-Mar 20 One of your closest friends hasn’t been wiping their arse properly. Avoid touching them at all costs.   Aries Mar 21-Apr 20 Take a holiday to regional New South Wales so you: a) Appreciate liv...

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Supermarket Giants Come to Bronte

News

The hotly contested Woolworths Metro, built on the site of the former Bronte RSL, is set to open in April 2021. Opposition against the overdevelopment of the RSL site has been ongoing for over nine years, as the site mov...

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Mushroom, Leek and Three Cheese Lasagne

Food

Rich, robust and meat-free, this vegetarian lasagne consisting of layers of soft pasta, oozy cheeses and a variety of mushrooms is injected with loads of flavour. It can be made in advance and will feed quite a few hungr...

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Big Noodle Energy

Food

After spending nearly my entire summer in the Bondi bubble, at the end of the school holidays I decided to venture out into the great abyss in an attempt to broaden my cultural experiences. What better place to start, I ...

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Looking After Each Other and Ourselves

Other

We all understand the importance of looking after others, whether it’s someone immediately dependent upon us or a stranger that we’ve never met. It is very obvious that a shared community value here in the Eastern Su...

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