Climate Parties

By Kit Shepherd and Christine Thomas, Christine Brauer and Jenni Hagland led us with two evenings of Climate Parties in a new venue at Brown Sugar Café in Bondi Beach. The evenings were cosy and engaging, with tapas-style nibbles created by our resident foodie, Victoria.   Climate Parties bring people together to raise awareness around climate change and creating a sustainable future. They…

THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS – TB’S first Inner Transition event for 2021

These notes were taken by Jillian, Jade and Kit, with an image by Jade. Ulli Radtke led us into the practical and uplifting world of a course she took up (online) during COVID.  She was drawn to this free course offered by Yale Uni,  to counterbalance the heavy experiences she encounters in her job as…

Community Composting weaves our ‘hood’ together!

By Kit Shepherd When you travel to the beach along Bondi Road, there’s a little shopping precinct just before the bus dips down and the ocean view engulfs your eyes.  This little ‘outpost’ of urbanity is studded with jewels!  There are eateries, organic food shops, bars, places where you can find funky clothing,  a tattooist, a physio, a…

SEE YOU IN THE LANEWAY!

By Kit Shepherd 12th of December 2020 The laneways near my home in Bondi have been my highway to well-being in the time of COVID, lockdowns, and restrictions on social contacts.  They kept me buoyant during the fires last year. And tending the laneways has been a form of vigil or prayer to Earth amidst the…

Recent event on Cultural Burning

By Kit Shepherd Transition Bondi’s recent August Inner Transition evening was an intimate gathering of the Steering Group. They have been following the theme of Indigenous Cultural Awareness for the past year, with short films, book discussions and focused conversations.  We are keen to expand our knowledge, and shift our perspectives on issues regarding race…

Easter and Transition Bondi

Easter and Transition Bondi

Words by Kit I was once told religions generally contain the following common elements: Community (congregation) A sense of awe Ritual and ceremony Ethics and morality This information has stayed with me, and is a yardstick for me to view aspects of my public and private life against. These elements explain the parts of religion that…