Bondi wordsmith and surf fanatic Derek Rielly has enjoyed a successful publishing career. After co-founding Stab magazine with his friend Sam McIntosh, Derek went on to establish surf website BeachGrit.com with his buddy...

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Local bloke Andrew Marsh is a meditation teacher with his own studio in North Bondi. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? Just over 18 months. I’ve spent a lot of time in this ...

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Local actor Dan Wyllie is everywhere. He seems to have appeared in just about every Australian theatre, television and movie production of the last three decades, such is his impressive portfolio of work. The Beast chatt...

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Bronte’s Pamela Cominos is the founding principal of Cominos Family Lawyers, a specialist divorce and separation legal practice. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I have al...

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Just days into her new role as the entertainment reporter for Nine’s Today, Brooke Boney made headlines with her controversial comments surrounding Australia Day and what the date means to Indigenous people. The Be...

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Bondi’s Conrad Pattinson co-owns and operates Vamos Bikes, a Sydney-based electric bike company. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved here from London when I was 10, so...

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Anthony Lister is Australia’s premier street artist and one of our most internationally recognised contemporary creatives. He began painting on the streets of Brisbane as a schoolboy before going on to exhibit arou...

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Maroubra’s Ali Gripper has just released her first book, The Barefoot Surgeon, the inspirational story of eye surgeon Dr Sanduk Ruit. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? Almo...

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On March 23, 2019 the voters of New South Wales headed to the polls to elect their state government. Despite the Liberal Party holding onto power for a third successive term, Labor’s candidate for the seat of Cooge...

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Bondi’s John Dicks, Headmaster of Coogee Boys’ Preparatory School, recently escaped the Bondi bubble and made his way down the coast to lovely La Perouse. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long hav...

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