Carrots and Cosmetics!

Carrots and Cosmetics!

After a morning in our community garden recently, mid-week, I was proudly carrying home some harvest in my basket – carrots, spinach and herbs. In the short distance from the garden to my home there’s a small business located in a side street, that makes cosmetics – from natural products, as it turns out. On…

A Secret Garden

A Secret Garden

The secret garden on Bondi Road has been in operation since 2010 by Transition Bondi members and volunteers. A vacant land in the rear of a block of flats was lent to us (Land share arrangement)  to be designed as a community garden as a generous gesture by its owner. Lance Lieber, the founder of…

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…

Community Composting at Transition Bondi

Community Composting at Transition Bondi

First of all thank you to our regular veg scrap donors for your patience during covid-19 and the temporary closure of the compost bins. As restrictions are easing, we are opening the Community Composting System again. It’s wonderful that so many people are involved in this system and dedicated to converting their scraps into soil instead of…