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  • Bondi news round-up
    The best of Bondi news linkage from around the web – quick links to my top Bondi news reads of the week (WARNING: some articles may be nothing more than z-list celebrity spotting and fluff, but who needs heavy stuff on a Friday?!) Here’s what’s been doing the rounds for this week: 1. For those who haven’t heard about last weekend’s unfortunate lifeguard stoush [Read more]
  • Bondi Vet
    This week I had the pleasure of chatting with local veterinarian Dr Claire Bowland, who appears alongside Dr Chris Brown in popular Channel 10 TV show Bondi Vet (you can see Dr Claire on the next episode, which goes to air this Saturday at 6pm). Dr Claire Bowland, one of the stars of Bondi Vet Claire’s secret ambition Dr Claire Bowland graduated from the University of Sydney in 2002 (where [Read more]
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    Do you ever wonder where your recycled plastic bottles go to once you put them in the recycling bin? Or ponder whether your attempts to separate your empty tins of tomatoes, drained milk cartons and old newspapers into their correct bins is really worth the time and effort? Well US consumers can now rest easy, knowing that it’s all worthwhile because their recycling efforts are helping to [Read more]
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    It seems that the beach is about to be blown away this week and I wonder whether any sand will be left by the weekend. Thankfully we have the Bondi Pavilion’s free gallery exhibitions to keep us entertained while this wild weather pushes us back from the water’s edge. The current exhibition, coincidently titled ‘Art at the water’s edge’, features the work of members [Read more]
  • Image via @thebucketlistbondi
    If you love the glamour and excitement of the races but hate leaving Bondi’s sun-soaked beach vibe behind, The Bucket List is about to make you feel more at home while at the races as it adds a splash of surf to the turf. Image via @thebucketlistbondi During the five Saturdays of the Spring Carnival, culminating in the Melbourne cup on November 3rd, Bondi waterfront bar and [Read more]

Eat and drink

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    With the recent addition of the cafes and restaurants at the Adina Hub Bondi, there really is no need to leave Bondi for a superior dining experience (yay!). My family visit at least one of these eateries each weekend and love the variety [Read more]
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    Bondi is home to some of Sydney’s best restaurants, cafes and bars so it can be quite overwhelming when trying to choose the best places to go. Here are some personal recommendations for the best places to eat and drink for every occasion. [Read more]
  • Sourdough buttermilk pancakes. Image: @debbie_lch
    If you like to eat at the places that everyone is talking about, and don’t mind joining a queue while you hide the growl of your stomach under a convenient cough or two, here’s the list of the queues that you should be joining: 1. [Read more]
  • Eclairs from Maison de le'clair
    Got a sweet tooth? Do you crave cakes, lust after layers of chocolate and dream of cookies and cream? I’ve been a fan of sugary things as far back as I can remember and living in Bondi definitely provides many opportunities to indulge. Whether [Read more]
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    With around 50 cafes to choose from, Bondi residents and visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to getting a feed and a coffee fix. Many Bondi cafes have come and gone over the years, however; there are a handful that have stood the test of [Read more]
  • Image of ice cream window at Pompei's Bondi
    Here’s a list of the best places to eat with kids in Bondi – great restaurants and cafes where you can feel a little more at ease when dinner time and tantrums collide. Shuk – 2 Mitchell St, North Bondi Best for: Great coffees, [Read more]

Beach life

Things to do

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    If you’re visiting Bondi on a weekend you’d be crazy to miss the Bondi Markets. They’re held every weekend at Bondi Beach Public School (Campbell Parade, [Read more]
  • Retro Sweat at The Bondi Pavilion
      The Bondi Pavilion has been at the heart of Bondi Beach since 1928, when people used to enjoy Turkish Baths and dance in the ballroom. It’s a treasure trove of [Read more]
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    They say that the best things in life are free; however, it’s very rare to find fun activities that won’t drain your wallet – especially in Sydney’s [Read more]
  • View from Bondi Icebergs at the start of the Bondi to Bronte walk
    If you love water and beach vistas, you will be spoilt for views along the Bondi to Bronte walk. Tourist website Trip Advisor has just announced that the walk has been [Read more]
  • Bondi Lifeguard tower at sunrise
    Welcome to my guide to the best of Bondi! As a Bondi based writer who spends my days out and about chatting with business owners and interviewing [Read more]

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Bondi’s best shopping

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    Bondi has a village feel to it, which is reflected in our lovely little boutique shopping strip, Gould Street. Walking down this street every day is pure temptation and [Read more]

Shop artisan Bondi

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    We love supporting local businesses, particularly artisans and artists Here are a selection of locally made or designed products that we think you might like! Rosie Apps Art [Read more]

Tips for families

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    There’s plenty for families to see and do in Bondi. Whether you’re a local or a visitor in Bondi with kids, you might find the following articles helpful: Things [Read more]
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