archives: April 2012

Bondi Community Crazy

Bondi Community, residents, people at bondi, bondi beach, sydney, nsw, australia, andy solo

Everywhere I turn it’s all about local community. Have we reached (just this week) the critical point of global overload and are retaliating with vigilant village focus? My world is suddenly chockablock with community gardens, sustainable local lifestyle, micro-enterprise, shopping local, mate-of-mine movements and even a new gig connecting community cooks with hungry lazy locals [...]

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Bondi Retail Crisis?

Bondi Retail Demise, at Bondi Beach, Sydney NSW, Wentworth Courier

Retail crisis comes to Bondi: Max’s Shoes set to close Story: Wentworth Courier. By: Shae McDonald. Pic: Danny Aarons, 18 April 2012 Five shops are empty on the once-thriving Bondi Beach esplanade. Another two are closing, while five more on Hall St have already closed. Now, after 38 years, Max’s Shoes will close on April 30. The [...]

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Bondi Training

Icebergs Trio, swimming laps in the pool at bondi, bondi beach, sydney, nsw, australia, andy solo

Part of the joy of living at Bondi Beach is the easy access to a myriad of training options. There’s no excuse not to be fit and fabulous (execpt of course if your diet consists of wine, chips & chocolate). You can swim, surf, cycle, skate, scoot or SUP. There’s also the stunning Coastal Walk [...]

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Bondi Jobs 16 April

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Bondi Jobs: 16 April 2012 There seems to be plenty of jobs on offer at the moment if you have the skills and credentials. Here’s a selection that have been advertised lately: – Barista, Ginger Blue cafe – Barista, Deli Bottega Cafe – Barista, Bondi Hardware – Barista, Le Paris Go Cafe – Barista, Bondi [...]

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Truly Tea Giveaway!

Truly Tea Giveaway competition with tea prizes

Truly Tempting Tea Giveaway! One of the sumptuous stalls at the Bondi Farmers Markets is Truly Tea – purveyors of premium boutique, hand-blended teas, tisanes & stunning teaware. Thanks to their generosity, one lucky person will win a Truly Tea pack with a gorgeous glass teapot, 2 glass teacups and a tin of Ceylon Orange [...]

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Holy Bondi Beach!

Bondi Cross, religion worship at bondi, bondi beach, sydney, nsw, australia, andy solo

Early April is a time when a number of religions are reflecting, celebrating and bonding in cultural custom. – Christians are enjoying Easter (the life, crucifixion & resurrection of Jesus) – Hindus are celebrating the birthdays of Lord Rama and Hanuman the Monkey-Warrior. – Jews are commemorating the freedom of their people from Egypt during [...]

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Bondi Markets Magic

Fashion Farm, Bondi Farmers Markets at bondi, bondi beach, sydney, nsw, australia, andy solo

Who was at the Bondi Markets on the weekend? Wasn’t it totally perfect! The Saturday Farmers Markets saw sunshine in abundance, great music, yummy meals (hello corn fritters!), quality local produce and a wonderful community spirit. You would have also noticed a stall by Grow It Local – a new project celebrating backyard, balcony, community [...]

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Shop Talk: 3 April 2012

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  3 April 2012 - Shallow Store (boutique fashion) has opened in the old Gideon spot on Roscoe. - Paper Planes Japanese Restaurant + Bar is now open – opposite (ish) Miss Chu. - Titanic Bondi had their grand opening on Sat night. Yum. Mediterranean… - Carlo’s at Bondi is now open – fresh fruit, yoghurts, juices and salads on Campbell. - Rap N Roll is [...]

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