Movies – 279

March 31, 2016
2016 Spanish Film Festival If you’re on a good thing, do it again! Last year the always wildly popular Spanish Film Festival opened with Spain’s biggest ever box office hit, A Spanish Affair, and quick […]

Things we love – 279

March 31, 2016
While there has been a move to improve exercise initiatives for our local seniors (for example, the construction of senior-friendly exercise equipment in public parks), one of Ciao’s favourite programs is Marrickville Council’s Tai Chi […]

Inner West Whispers – 279

March 31, 2016
Let them eat cheesecake – pretty vacant – confused Italian • NSW Premier Mike Baird made an unsavoury comment last week opening the newly refurbished Pasticceria Papa, Haberfield’s most famous shop. The appearance was bittersweet […]

Bay bitch: Upgrades

March 31, 2016
On reading the notice “Bay Run – Timbrell Drive Upgrade”, ironically hung on yet another of the ugly wire fences that have become a blight on the Bay Run and actually the whole of the Canada […]

Roadtest: fitness for seniors

March 31, 2016
Getting your silver fox on and staying fit has never been so convenient, discovers Emma McConnell.   Seniors Fitness Station Bay Run, Leichhardt Located alongside the picturesque Iron Cove and sporting the tagline ‘You’re Never […]

Depression-era Wisdom

March 31, 2016
The survival strategies used by past residents of the Inner West during the Great Depression illustrate that reducing your environmental footprint actually stems from being ruthlessly tight with your dosh. Who knew? Your grandma. Stop […]

Local News – 279

March 31, 2016
Bridging the digital divide Marrickville Council’s Cyber Seniors Program is finishing up its term at Marrickville High School, where the school has paired student volunteers with senior residents to learn computer skills. In the hour-long […]

Wine with Winsor – 279

March 31, 2016
Ripper riesling Taylors 2015 Promised Land Riesling This is an ideal wine for the tail end of summer; a fresh and lively entry-level riesling from Clare Valley family producers Taylors under the Promised Land label, […]

Gigs guide – 279

March 31, 2016
Sunday 3rd April Magnus Rock’n’rollers Magnus are launching their album later this month and this gig will be a little taster of what is to come. These Sydneysiders love giving a rough and ready live […]

Easy Seedy Bread

March 31, 2016
This is not a traditional bread. Adapted from a “paleo-esque” recipe by my good friend Sally at SassyBites, it has no yeast, no wheat flour, and it’s definitely not soft and fluffy inside. However, it’s […]
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