Latte Leftie – 300

February 17, 2017
On the occasion of his 300th column, Latte Leftie rejoices at how frequently he’s been proven to be on the right side of history Dear LL – As a Millennial, my memories of your 2005 […]

Closing the circle

February 17, 2017
Once on the Bay Run most of us are compelled to complete the full circuit. Perhaps it is because the alternative would be to catch a taxi home or wait for a bus that may […]

Heirloom connections

January 20, 2017
Diving headlong into the first issue of Ciao for the year, we happen to coincide with Australia Day. For some, this day represents proud patriotism and for others a sense of sadness for the original […]

Bay Bitch: The end, my friend

December 2, 2016
At this time of year everything is winding up. The class I teach has just finished today and my son will soon be finishing his primary school years while my daughter has just finished university. […]

Ocean Phoenix

November 25, 2016
It is a proud fact that as Inner Western Sydney locals, we hold in our possession one of the world’s great fish markets. Each year, over 3 million people visit Sydney Fish Market in Pyrmont, […]

Latte leftie – 296

November 25, 2016
As progressives are grimly death marched to their Gotterdammerung, won’t someone please think of the children? Dear LL – Strangely enough, my five-year-old appears more interested in watching TV cartoons rather than serious discussions about […]

Tasty Plot Twists

November 18, 2016
Melissa Leong gets you started on your very own veggie patch. It may still be oscillating between balmy and brisk from my current seat in indecisive Melbourne, but thankfully Sydney is consistent enough to get […]

Latte Leftie – 295

November 18, 2016
Identity politics haven’t proven to be disastrous and the Trumpocalypse just means progressives should double down! Dear LL –  I’m confused about where you stand on the President-Elect. In a (since deleted) tweet on the […]

Latte Leftie – 294

November 4, 2016
It’s been a damn close run thing but Latte Leftie says progressives can breathe a sigh of relief about the status quo being restored Dear LL – While secretly aroused at the thought of a […]

A musical feast

November 4, 2016
Melissa Leong reflects on a story told to her by a friend that illustrates the combined power of food and song. I recently commented to a friend about a video post she’d made on Instagram. […]
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