Bondi’s Picture Theatres

Back in the days before our homes had several entertainment screens in them, the only way to get some screen entertainment was to go the picture theatre – or cinema, as we now know it. In the Bondi area alone (including Bondi Junction), there were at least half a dozen picture theatres in operation around […]

Before Bondi Became a BRAND

Before Bondi became a BRAND… – you could buy pies and cream puffs from the Flying Pieman at 3.30 in the morning – there were 3 petrol stations on Campbell Parade – the Astra was a grungy pub renowned for being somewhere you could always score – you’d have ‘eyeballs’ at ‘the concrete’ – you could buy […]

Imagining My Bondi

I expect that when most people think about Bondi they’re thinking of the beach area, or of the Campbell parade area. For me, “Bondi” is actually quite a large area. Although a lot of things in this blog may be primarily concerned with the Beach area of Bondi, when I’m imagining Bondi, I‘m not just […]