Tag - Bronte Bogey Hole

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The gentlemen of Sydney’s eastern ocean pools
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Bathing in the briny at Bronte’s Bogey Hole

The gentlemen of Sydney’s eastern ocean pools

During August when I was writing, Into the Deep, a story for the travel section of The Weekend Australian, I spoke to a number of ‘chappies’ as my Dad would call them, who spend their days in and around Sydney’s ocean pools. At Wylie’s Baths I met 80-year-old Reg, who comes to the pool each[…]

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Bathing in the briny at Bronte’s Bogey Hole

When the tide goes out at Bronte Beach the Bogey Hole appears, a naturally forming rock pool that’s been expanded and rearranged over the years.   It’s named after the Aboriginal word to bathe and before white man arrived it was their billabong, their water hole, their immersion place.   It’s where people come to[…]

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