Grassroots Charity Raises Much-Needed funds for Heart Patients

News

Fifteen-year-old Maroubra local Mimi Perkin has founded a new charity, Hearts4Arch, in memory of her brother Archie, who passed away from a sudden cardiac arrest on January 3, 2020. The charity’s goal is to provide eve...

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Getting the Low Down on Men’s Fertility

News

A new men’s only webinar from IVFAustralia is providing an open, online forum for men to ask questions about male fertility. The Low Down, as it’s known, is run monthly by a team of fertility specialists who try to s...

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Crowd Favourite Flickerfest Celebrates 30 Years of Short Film

News

Flickerfest will bring some welcome cheer to Bondi this January as the iconic short film festival celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2021. A festival garden will operate adjacent to its usual home in Bondi Pavilion from ...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mail Bag

People

My Salty Saviour Last week I went out into the surging, stormy sea with a couple of mates for a swim. Halfway across the bay a freak set hit and I found myself caught in the danger zone. I started to panic and legitimate...

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Beardy from Hell – December 2020

Satire

Sagittarius Nov 23-Dec 21 Borrow as much money as possible and invest in just about anything to avoid being left behind by the rest of the world. Capricorn Dec 22-Jan 20 Evil forces are trying to take advantage of you, s...

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Prawns, Whipped Feta, Roasted Tomato Dip and Flatbread

Food

This Greek inspired share plate is perfect for the silly season. I hope it gives you some entertaining inspiration for all the summer soirees to come. Ingredients Marinated prawns 800gm fresh green raw prawns (peeled, de...

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Local Artist: Camille Fox from Bondi

People

Introducing the talent behind this month’s cover illustration, Bondi artist Camille Fox… How long have you lived here? I arrived with my parents in 1960 as a French speaking migrant from the Middle East and was p...

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The Healthiest Store in Sydney

Food

Harry Tsoukalas was a chippy with a dodgy back, heart issues and bad circulation, but a change in diet drastically changed his life. His switch to a clean, plant-based diet not only fixed most of Harry’s chronic health...

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Colour Me Purple

Other

It seems odd that a balmy late spring month when the flowers are blooming, the air temperature is rising and most of us are planning our summer holidays, should begin with reminders of death. All Hallows, All Saints and ...

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Making Music: Carey Street

Arts

Listening to a Carey St song for the first time is one of those strange moments where you question everything you know about the world. Are they really so young? Surely there’s a mistake in the bio? Abby Taylor’s voc...

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