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May 16, 2021

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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Global predicament

Dudley Leggett – Director of Sustainability Research Institute, Suffolk Park Phillip Frazer’s article, (Echo 6 January) is an excellent summary of...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Elvis has Left the Building

My dog died. I haven’t been able to write about it until now. It was a month ago, and he was old, but it was still unexpected, and it leaves you feeling a bit raw.

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

Humans suck

Hannah Grace, Ocean Shores I heard on the local news late this afternoon (April 20) that a 370kg tuna ...

Marley Berry-Pearce, Suffolk Park

Slow down, ducks crossing
Hurry up, doze the wetland
Chill out, find yourself
Cheer up, buy something
The sculpture’s gone
The birds were soldered
Now they’re sold
Razor wire
Tinsel dick
Can’t think
Ostrich politik
Heads in the sand
At Clarke’s Beach
Spooner Smackdown
Sand wrestling the sea
We’re all one
Some are greedy
Feed the pigs
Forget the needy


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