Cover: From humble beginnings as a B&W newspaper to a bold, glossy, monthly community keepsake, Pittwater Life turns 25 this month. Join in our celebrations (p24). Greyhounds are in the news – hear from a local couple who have adopted two ex-racers (p6). Beryl Driver and her all-female team gear up for this year’s Variety Bash (p17); ‘Avalon Now’ co-creator Bruce Walters chips in with his satirical look at living in Pittwater (p21); Nick Carroll recaps 25 years of change on the beaches; and read about a health retreat with a difference (p36). Hip hip, hooray!