Introducing the talent behind this month’s beautiful cover illustration, local artist Lucinda Boden… How long have you lived here? I’ve lived in Randwick my whole life, 22 great years. It’s the greatest subur...

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Introducing Catherine Tate, Clovelly’s talented ceramic artist and teacher… How long have you lived here? I moved from Bondi 20 years ago when my eldest was about to start Clovelly Public. I was looking for more ...

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Introducing Bondi’s Harrison Murdoch, a talented young artist and the mastermind of this month’s cover illustration… How long have you lived here? I moved up from Melbourne when I was 8, so 13 years now. Why do...

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Coogee resident Graham Hosking has recently released his debut picture book, Sidney Opera Mouse. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved over from Knutsford, England in Janu...

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We’ve been lucky to meet some incredible humans since launching The Beast over fifteen years ago, wonderful people from all walks of life. Among these are members of our local community doing amazing things to help...

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Local chick Colleena Presnell lives with her hubby Max in Waverley. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? It’s been 38 years now. Why do you live here? I love the access to the...

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On January 20 an email arrived in my inbox. “My name is Sultan Jamal,” the message began, “I am a Saudi print journalist and TV producer that just moved to Bondi Beach.” It went on, “My part...

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North Bondi’s Pablo Aedo moved to Sydney from Marbella, Spain, after he sold his business. He works with Froggy, Adam and the friendly crew up at Surf Culture on Bondi Road. Pablo shares his local favourites with The B...

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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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