Maroubra resident Peter Solness is a photographic artist and teacher who uses light as a way of reimagining the world around him. For Science Week this year he ran a large-scale public art event in Centennial Park that a...

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Sydney Morning Herald journalist and Coogee local Helen Pitt has just written a book about the Sydney Opera House called The House. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? Nine...

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To suggest Gracie Otto is a newcomer to the world of film would be downright contemptuous. Not only is she the daughter and sister of Australian theatrical royalty, she’s an esteemed director in her own right, with num...

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Brazilian Kiwi Marcelo de Souza first came to Bondi in 1989 and returned for good five years ago. He imports “flip-flops” and is about to launch a new swimwear product. Marcelo shares his local favourites with The Be...

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Adie Robertson owns To Wonderland Wellness Spa in North Bondi and lives on the shores of Mackenzies Bay. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I’ve been at Mackenzies Bay f...

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Following the parliamentary resignation of former prime minister and incumbent Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull, a by-election for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Wentworth took place on October 20, 2018. Agai...

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Bondi’s Jack Warwick is the founder of Only Everything, an agency that is fast becoming Australia’s leading youth entertainment brand. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here...

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You may recognise television tradie and all-round good guy Barry Du Bois as one-quarter of the popular Friday night Channel Ten lifestyle show, The Living Room, or as a familiar face from around the traps in Bondi. Durin...

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Actor, singer and cabaret writer Eliane Morel has lived in the Waverley Municipality for 25 years and calls Bondi home. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I’ve been in W...

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Randwick’s James McAuley moved from London to Syd- ney 14 years ago. He is a research scientist and Associate Professor at NeuRA, where he is developing and testing new treatments aimed to prevent and better manage chr...

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