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February 5, 2023

Stupid frogs!

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Natural history

While I have not the informed authority to confirm John Bradley’s musings on the birds that seem to be...

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Kura and Sou: two authentic Japanese Byron restaurants

Simon Haslam Kura is an authentic Japanese restaurant serving yakitori, sushi and ramen, located in the heart of Byron Bay....

Byron Bay SLSC takes fourth place at NSW country championships

South coast club Warillanhas overturned five years of Cudgen Headland dominace to win this year’s NSW Country Surf Lifesaving...

Duck Creek Mountain Bike Park reopens

Just off the road between Alstonville and Ballina, the spectacular Duck Creek Mountain Bike Park has re-opened, bigger and better, after an injection of funding and lots of hard work from dedicated volunteers.

Family and domestic violence leave comes into force tomorrow

New laws to provide 10 days paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave will come into force tomorrow for workers...

Land values rise

Your cover story on 25 January claims that land valuation rises could herald increases in Council rates. This is...

Indigenous cricketers go head-to-head

Regional teams came together at Ballina’s Fripp Oval for an Indigenous cricket challenge carnival on January 26, last week. The...

We’re in hot water

There’s no argument.

How much is enough?

How much corruption?

How much destruction?

How much distraction?

The writing has been on the wall for a very long time.

Are we all sign blind?

Stupid? Brainwashed? Lazy?

Is it Destiny? Karma?

Or are we too wounded to see past our next mouthful? 

Our next peak experience.

How much is enough?

Stupid frogs!

Our collective hand turns up the heat

While the remedy is hidden

In plain sight.

L Grace 

Wilsons Creek


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