Yours Say: dream pets

September 23, 2016
If you could have any pet in the world, what would it be and why? “A pug, because it is the animal version of myself.” Melanie, Petersham “A macaw because they are smart, have cool […]

Students take a stand for seabirds

May 26, 2016
Most seabirds have eaten or will eat plastic. This alarming research, from Chris Wilcox of the CSIRO, indicates seabirds are most likely to become extinct. Sharp plastics can puncture organs, some birds ingest bottle tops […]

Things we love – 278

March 18, 2016
This little guy has apparently become a regular at the Inner West’s local swimming hole, the Dawn Fraser Baths in Balmain. According to regulars, the bird, which Ciao has identified as an Australasian Darter (however […]

Bay Bitch: birds of a feather

February 18, 2016
The other morning I was pleasantly surprised by nature down on the cove. Everything seemed to be sparkling and the birdlife was seething. I first came across a pelican patrolling up and down the Bay […]

Inner West Whispers – 245

October 28, 2014
Prof Spurr not all bad, celebrity chef sighted, White Ibis named Bachelor of the Year • Celebrity Chef Heston Blumenthal was spotted finishing a Meatball Melt and Chocolate Milkshake at a certain cafe on Darling Street […]

Roadtest: Feeling twitchery?

September 20, 2013
Spring has well and truly arrived in the Inner West so it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather, watch the flowers bloom and the birds sing. Speaking of birds, this issue we […]