Back in May 2019, Liberal candidate Dave Sharma staged an incredible comeback to win back Wentworth from popular independent Dr Kerryn Phelps, campaigning day and night to flip a miniscule losing margin from the October ...

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Gordon’s Bay local Pamela Morpeth is a psychotherapist and counsellor with a private practice in Bondi Junction. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved here from England...

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This New Year’s Day marks the hundredth birthday of Hersz ‘Henry’ Friedman. Known affectionately as Zaida, Mr Friedman moved here from Poland in 1959 and has been walking along the Bondi promenade every morning for...

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Born and bred Bondi local Adele Vuko is a talented actress, writer, director and producer with an impressive portfolio of work already under her belt. Adele is one third of comedy trio Skit Box, who’ve achieved wel...

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Not long after the November edition of The Beast went to print we received the news that Dan’s treatment wasn’t working. He passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday, October 27. It’s been over a year since D...

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Clovelly’s Diogo Ferreira is the friendly face behind Village on Cloey and Tuga Pastries. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I’ve lived in Clovelly for 14 years now, in the...

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Many of our readers would know Jane Turner as the friendly face behind Bondi’s iconic bookshop and café, Gertrude & Alice, which she has been running now for nearly two decades. We’ve always thought the ...

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Tamarama lass Lucy Pearson runs The Literary Edit, a book blog featuring book reviews and literary-themed travel. Lucy shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved to Bondi almost f...

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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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