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Self-defence explained

For those still confused, killing 38,000 unarmed civilians, a third of which were children, would not be self-defence, (however...

Other News

Ballina Council join study to understand water use

Ballina Council has joined Bathurst, Dubbo and the Murray River Council areas to participate in a cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology that aims to identify how people use water across regional NSW. 

Youth suicide?

ABC News reporting on youth suicide in remote communities at an alarming rate? The Elders are using Aussie Rules...

Community search for Gage Wilson to continue

A community search is to continue today for missing 31-year-old Mullumbimby man Gage Wilson.

Polglase endorses Hone for Tweed Council

Tweed Shire Councillor Warren Polglase OAM has endorsed businesswoman Kimberly Hone as the candidate to fill his shoes when he retires from Tweed Shire Council at the Local Government Elections to be held in September.

Byron Bay Pickleball offers an open day

Players of all skill levels and  ages have the opportunity to experience the world’s fastest growing racquet sport, pickleball.

Maive takes on illiteracy in the Northern Rivers

Lismore student Maive McKenzie will be a World Literacy Foundation Youth Ambassador for 2024 and will serve as a local advocate, aiming to increase education and community awareness about the importance of reading and writing and to lift literacy rates in Northern Rivers.  

Moondogs Gypsy Blues Band play an honestly possessed kind of blues. The guitars are mostly steel and modestly abused; they include a Maton Silvertone lapsteel and 80-year-old ‘Flo’ Nightingale accompanied by a white man with a black voice – Moondog – and blues harps.

Kate Le Jam – cajon and stand-up drum kit like y’all never seen or heard before, keeps an immodestly wild dancing gypsy beat.

The band of two have been together for four years; you don’t go messin’ with the magic when you find it (well just a little bit, perhaps). Their performances drip with raw unedited mojo. There’s hoodoo and voodoo goin’ down on that stage.

Currently touring from Cairns for 2012, with their new CD Dirty Girl turning up the heat to introduce their honestly possessed music nationally.

Live Moondogs Gypsy Blues Band play their originals plus covers by Tom Waits, Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Rory Gallagher, JL Hooker, Robert Johnson,

and thats just a lick ’n’ a whiff of what you will get… there’s more…

YOU WILL DIG IT! This Saturday at the Chinderah Tavern.


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