Untangling the Fishing Legislation

News

During the COVID-19 lockdown, fishing was one of the few activities aside from work or shopping for food that was deemed essential, making 2020 an ideal time to wet a line. Our local area offers many excellent fishing op...

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A Socially Distanced Summer

News

The final weekend prior to the arrival of spring was forecast to deliver a much-needed reprieve from a challenging winter, and the police were out in force, ensuring social distancing regulations were adhered to in the u...

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Diving Into Clovelly’s History

News

This month’s cover artwork by local artist Janine Hall is inspired by an historic photo on display in the Clovelly Surf Life Saving Club (pictured). The rare image is one of the last records of a springboard that was o...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

People

Fishing at Clovelly Beach Hi there – I am wondering if you can shed some light on, or draw attention to, the issue of fishing at Clovelly Beach. I am a long-time local. I took a walk down there on a blustery day an...

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The Lost Art of Perambulation

Satire

As COVID-19 Ambassador, Pearl is here to take up the slack of the economy-obsessed federal government, providing advice on day-to-day living in a time of medical crisis. As mentioned in my previous column, it appears tha...

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Local Artist…Janine Hall from Waverley

People

  Introducing Waverley artist Janine Hall, who painted this month’s wonderful cover art featuring the long lost Clovelly diving board… How long have you lived here? I’ve lived in the Eastern Suburbs for as...

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Beardy From Hell – September 2020

Satire

Virgo Aug 23-Sep 23 Use the pandemic as an excuse for all your failures at work and in life, even though that’s got nothing to do with it. Libra Sep 24-Oct 23 Take a photo of your genitalia, then zoom in really close a...

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Strawberry, Ginger and Ricotta Cheesecake

Food

A bright, sweet cheesecake is a great way to kick off spring, especially this year! I love a dessert that hits the sweet and savoury notes, and the mix of strawberry, ginger and ricotta is a delicious way to honour this ...

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A Most Memorable Experience

Food

Thanks to the opening of Foodie del Mar on Avoca Street, Randwick, locals no longer have to argue over what type of cuisine they want for dinner. In even more exciting news, owners Kristofer and Daphne Taylor may have al...

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Community First- How we Won the Fight For Children’s Health in the East

Other

The focus of much of our health-related discussions this year have concerned COVID-19 and associated matters like our huge indebtedness to those workers at the front line protecting us. I am also very aware that while ou...

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