Local Musician: Earl Weir & Krystal Rivvers

People

Earl Weir is a muso’s muso. You can see it in his eyes. One gets the feeling that if the apocalypse did come, you could still find him strumming away on some sort of stringed instrument, pieced together with tin cans a...

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COVID-19 Pandemic is Nothing to Sneeze At

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For many generations the “she’ll be right mate” attitude has been part of the Australian culture. It helped our fathers and forefathers cope with the trauma of two world wars where they fought and succeeded in keep...

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The Spin Doctor’s Wife: Infertility, Infidelity and Infamy

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Clovelly author Theresa Miller writes about the complexities of modern life and relationships in her new novel The Spin Doctor’s Wife, set against the backdrop of the Eastern Suburbs. The story is a lively and insightf...

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Chasing Dreams

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Two Bondi locals are taking on a new type of challenge to help grant dreams to cancer patients across Australia with the Dreams2Live4 charity. Glenn and Guy Miller (no relation) will run the 4x4x48 Challenge in November ...

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Rae’s Wild Ride

People

To many from the east, he was known affectionately as ‘Fins First Rae’, a radical surfer who would take off with his board facing the wrong way and then whip through a daring 180-degree spin as he slid down the face ...

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Coogee Pavilion Proposes Privatisation of Public Space

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Not content with taking over public land on the southern side of its historic building, Justin Hemmes’ Coogee Pavilion now proposes to take over a large area of open public space on its eastern side, adjacent to the be...

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Channel Challenge Changes Lives

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For those keen on the rigors of ocean swimming, try swimming at Bondi for six hours in cold water. This was one of the many tests that best mates Quinn Darragh and Luke Stewart had to endure to prepare for their biggest ...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

People

The Clovelly springboard Hi Nicola (Diving Into Clovelly’s History, The Beast, October 2020) – I was a child (born in 1943) living in Boundary Street, Clovelly. I remember the springboard was there until the mid ...

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The Reset Button We Have Needed for Quite a While

Satire

It’s COVID-19 Ambassador Pearl Bullivant here, doing what she does best – giving advice and assisting Australians to live the best life they can during the ‘One Nine’. This month, Pearl will be tackling the c...

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Beardy from Hell – October 2020

Satire

Libra Sep 24-Oct 23 You’ll know the job market’s really f*cked when you see your privileged Anglo mates driving around on Deliveroo scooters. Scorpio Oct 24-Nov 22 Pretty much every single person you do business with...

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