Connecting to place

September 20, 2017

Often I take refuge in the small park off the Bay Run, Rodd Point Park. I do feel a sense of calm when I enter it and continue to relax as I slump on the […]

Inner West Whispers — 307

August 23, 2017

Bye God! The Inner West is looking like a non-religious bunch, with statistics from the state government showing that most Inner West families are not religious. Taking the cake for least religious school in the […]

Mangroves and memories

August 23, 2017

The mangroves peeping up over the high tide looked like they were hanging on for dear life. It seemed that at any moment they could go under, and that would be their finale. But they […]

Latte Leftie #307

August 23, 2017

Latte Leftie belatedly weighs in on how secular liberal democracies throughout the West are a dead ringer for the Republic of Gilead   Dear LL – I’m confused as to why, unlike every other prominent […]

Inner West Whispers – 306

August 8, 2017

• Is craft beer in our future? The Labor candidate for mayor of the Inner West has announced a comprehensive plan to make the Inner West the national capital of craft brewing. Launching the Craft […]

Righteous Rightie – 306

August 8, 2017

More in sadness than in anger, Righteous Rightie delivers a stern lecture on the lessons of history to the commo yoof. Dear RR – What is it with young people today and their infatuation for […]


June 26, 2017

  Latte Leftie chokes out a heartfelt mea maxima culpa after inadvertently offending one of womynkind’s great heroines Dear LL – I’m writing to express my burning sense of betrayal about you sharing what I […]


June 26, 2017

We’re hearing rumours that About Life’s flagship store in Rozelle may be going into receivership. Now a Sydney and Melbourne chain health-food store, About Life started as a small juice bar and cafe in Rozelle […]

Bay Bitch — Mindfulness by the water

June 26, 2017

I have been recently rediscovering myself through mindfulness, and so I decided to take my mindfulness state of mind down to the Bay. When I reach the Bay, I notice how serene the water is: […]

Inner West Whispers – 304

May 30, 2017

Love camping? We hear that at just $130 a week, a tent in Sydenham has been advertised for rent on Facebook’s Inner West Sydney Housemates group. Now you camp every single day and pay exorbitant […]

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