Bay Bitch: After the deluge

November 4, 2016

I realised recently that the most enjoyable aspect of doing the Bay Walk is looking forward to the impending aftermath of it. Most of my head space during the walk is filled with conjuring up […]

Bay bitch: Ablution absolute

October 21, 2016

Recently at The Art Gallery of NSW I was transfixed with one of the art works displayed as a part of the Wynne prize exhibition called ‘The Solid Mandala’, by Imants Tillers. The lower half […]

Bay Bitch sweats it out

October 7, 2016

Spring has sprung around the Bay. Fish are jumping out of the water more frequently to let the sun warm their slimy bodies, magpies are swooping to harvest human hair to make their babies’ nests […]

A deluded dichotomy

August 5, 2016

Being Inner Western suburbanites, sustainability is a topic discussed frequently and I think we’re all more or less across the fundamentals of why season, organic, free-range, biologically-sound food a) is better for us and b) […]

Rant: Ask for help, help end the stigma

July 7, 2016

It is a dreary Wednesday morning in an underheated school auditorium. An audience of Year 7 girls flow into their seats begrudgingly, probably because it is 8:45am. This could go so many ways. I’ll switch on […]

Rant: Sit up straight

May 12, 2016

Sitting around on your arse isn’t quite as simple as it used to be As a white, middle-aged man and a fairly modest chap at that, there is one activity in life that I regularly […]

Roadtest: Spinal health

May 12, 2016

Emma McConnell cracks into Spinal Health Week with tips on the best ways to get your back on track. Keep Moving! Sedentary behaviour is one of the leading causes of poor spinal health, but luckily […]

Bay Bitch: Retread

April 14, 2016

I was feeling deflated at my lack of progress in upping my Bay Run speed. I could not bring myself to shift into a jog for more than two seconds. While I was looking defeatedly […]

A meatless day keeps the doctor away

April 14, 2016

In recent months, WHO (World Health Organisation) has released the shocking news that consuming processed meat and red meat increases the risk of cancers, including bowel cancer. In other words, we need to eat less […]

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 […]

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