Beach Closed

You know when you leave things too long – like calling up a special friend or wanting to make an art or craft piece that you never quite get around to doing – and you kind of feel a bit guilty for not taking action, well that’s the feeling I have, regarding posting here on […]

The new Hall Street

About 18 months have passed since I last wrote about the development of the old Hakoah Club site (and neighbouring properties) in Hall Street. The new site now houses some interesting restaurants and eateries including A Tavola Pasticceria Papa, Da Orazio and Ribs & Burgers. There is also Gelato Messina (where there are always queues) […]

Australia Day 2014

After having a pleasant and lazy lunch at home with friends, we decided to take a walk down to the beach in the mid-afternoon. To our surprise, Bondi Beach was relatively quiet for an Australia Day. Not so many people at the North end as there usually are, especially on the grass area. But we […]

bye bye 2013

Summer is the peak tourist season at Bondi and between Christmas and New Year’s Eve the beach becomes quite busy. The beach is generally pretty crowded, but the local traffic actually winds right down. The streets are quiet, there are actual parking spots to be found and Bondi Junction is a pleasant place to shop. […]

Beachfront affront

Several months have passed by since my last post . The seasons have changed, and while there have been many days and nights I had planned or at least hoped to write another post on my blog, I simply could not find the time. The truth is, that work and family commitments (and Life) can […]

The big blue thing in the middle of Hall Street

In April last year I wrote a post about some of the developments that were going on in Bondi, and the end of a few iconic Bondi buildings. The development of the Hakoah Club site in Hall Street, has been one of the big changes on the Bondi landscape. Here are a couple of photos […]

The hole in the ground at North Bondi

Now you see it, Now you don’t. In May this year the North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) voted to replace the existing Clubhouse with a new building. The word got around and signage went up… Then a few weeks ago, the iconic building, that has stood on the promenade for 77 years (where […]

Where Did The Summer Go?

Well with Summer officially over in about two weeks, if you live in Sydney, you might well be wondering “but did it even start?” According to the stats, it’s been the coldest summer since 1965, the coldest December in 51 years and the coldest and wettest January in 11 years. Lots has been written about […]

How Far Away From The Beach Can You Walk Around In A Bikini?

Well summer is slowly settling in (very slowly this year) and the body parading in Bondi will soon be at its peak. OK, so in a beach suburb it is normal to wear and to be around people wearing very light and minimal clothing such as shorts with bikini tops (for women) and just shorts […]

The Beach House

On one of my recent Bondi walks, I decided to check out the new development between Gould St and Campbell Parade where the old bottle shop used to be. There is this kind of arcade now between Gould and Campbell, which also houses the entrance to the key aspect of this development, an apartment complex […]