25.2 C
Byron Shire
October 24, 2021

Simon Haslam

Showing content from:Simon Haslam

The Great Reopening

S Haslam What a time to go out in Byron – easy to park and, for the shy retiring types like myself, a less frantic...

Mediterranean artisanal food

S Haslam There’s something very romantic and appealing about Provence, about French and Spanish food, about eating the sort of delicious cheeses and other delicacies...

More than perfect eclairs

S Haslam Practice makes perfect in turning out perfect eclairs, and the team at Eclair at the Bay, as you’d expect from their name, have...

A smoothie operator

Mullum, the town with everything, now has its own new specialty smoothie bar...

Tweed River House

S Haslam I took a couple of pics at my pre-opening meal last week at Tweed River House, due to open this week. Expect beautiful,...

Byron Bay Hempire

S Haslam Inside the gut are about 100 trillion live microorganisms that vitally contribute to a strong immune system. These microbes are essential for fighting...

Dukes of Hazzard in Mullum

Simon Haslam People are keeping as busy as they can, but when I went to pick up my takeaway pasta at the Leagues Club last...

Brookie’s Gin tour

Simon Haslam I know, you can’t do it, so why am I talking about it now? If you’re a local, and you haven’t done it,...

Green shoots ahead

S Haslam  Even though Stone & Wood, one of the region’s biggest employers, are operating in difficult circumstances this lockdown, they have been looking after...

Scarcity

Simon Haslam This is not my bottle of Husk’s ‘Lost Blend’ rum, nor is it me (it’s a photogenic Husk employee), but I am looking...

Spice it Up: consistently good Thai

Simon Haslam You have to be doing a lot of things right consistently to run a successful restaurant in different locations for over 22 years...

Luxury Byron stay discounted

S Haslam Luxury Byron resort Crystalbrook Byron has come up with an incredible offer to anyone tragically stuck, like us, in the Byron border bubble...

Ink Gin still a winner

S Haslam Has it already been six years since I first saw a demonstration of the curious colour-changing properties of the innovative Ink Gin at...

John ‘Strop’ Cornell dies

John Cornell, a character credited with initiating major change in Byron Bay after his purchase of the Beach Hotel, has died at his home in Byron Bay, aged 80, surrounded by his wife Delvene Delaney and family.

Gentlemen Noodle – more than you’d think

S Haslam Koji Namura has started the pop-up noodle shop that’s been winning over the locals in Coorabell, Gentlemen Noodle, but it’s far more than...

Lambruk: Local gourmet providore

S Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. They create a range of condiments and hampers...

In a league of their own

S Haslam At the end of a dusty lane, just beyond the increasingly hip area of the Mullum Industrial Estate, is an unanticipated eatery. Although...

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very banana benders themselves, and it’s...

Yes! Chupacabra fiesta

S Haslam Chupacabra are coming up to their third birthday, and to celebrate all the ups and downs they are hosting a fiesta on Sunday...

Loft: top of the town

  S Haslam Winter doesn’t have to mean hibernation! Shake off those winter woolies and enjoy the best of town again.  Loft Byron Bay has just launched...

More Stone Beer Festivals please

S Haslam Possibly because I haven’t attended any big live music events over the pandemic, I liked the Festival of the Stone on Saturday night...

The Great Reopening

S Haslam What a time to go out in Byron – easy to park and, for the shy retiring types like myself, a less frantic...

Mediterranean artisanal food

S Haslam There’s something very romantic and appealing about Provence, about French and Spanish food, about eating the sort of delicious cheeses and other delicacies...

More than perfect eclairs

S Haslam Practice makes perfect in turning out perfect eclairs, and the team at Eclair at the Bay, as you’d expect from their name, have...

A smoothie operator

Mullum, the town with everything, now has its own new specialty smoothie bar...

Tweed River House

S Haslam I took a couple of pics at my pre-opening meal last week at Tweed River House, due to open this week. Expect beautiful,...

Byron Bay Hempire

S Haslam Inside the gut are about 100 trillion live microorganisms that vitally contribute to a strong immune system. These microbes are essential for fighting...

Dukes of Hazzard in Mullum

Simon Haslam People are keeping as busy as they can, but when I went to pick up my takeaway pasta at the Leagues Club last...

Brookie’s Gin tour

Simon Haslam I know, you can’t do it, so why am I talking about it now? If you’re a local, and you haven’t done it,...

Green shoots ahead

S Haslam  Even though Stone & Wood, one of the region’s biggest employers, are operating in difficult circumstances this lockdown, they have been looking after...

Scarcity

Simon Haslam This is not my bottle of Husk’s ‘Lost Blend’ rum, nor is it me (it’s a photogenic Husk employee), but I am looking...

Spice it Up: consistently good Thai

Simon Haslam You have to be doing a lot of things right consistently to run a successful restaurant in different locations for over 22 years...

Luxury Byron stay discounted

S Haslam Luxury Byron resort Crystalbrook Byron has come up with an incredible offer to anyone tragically stuck, like us, in the Byron border bubble...

Ink Gin still a winner

S Haslam Has it already been six years since I first saw a demonstration of the curious colour-changing properties of the innovative Ink Gin at...

John ‘Strop’ Cornell dies

John Cornell, a character credited with initiating major change in Byron Bay after his purchase of the Beach Hotel, has died at his home in Byron Bay, aged 80, surrounded by his wife Delvene Delaney and family.

Gentlemen Noodle – more than you’d think

S Haslam Koji Namura has started the pop-up noodle shop that’s been winning over the locals in Coorabell, Gentlemen Noodle, but it’s far more than...

Lambruk: Local gourmet providore

S Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. They create a range of condiments and hampers...

In a league of their own

S Haslam At the end of a dusty lane, just beyond the increasingly hip area of the Mullum Industrial Estate, is an unanticipated eatery. Although...

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very banana benders themselves, and it’s...

Yes! Chupacabra fiesta

S Haslam Chupacabra are coming up to their third birthday, and to celebrate all the ups and downs they are hosting a fiesta on Sunday...

Loft: top of the town

  S Haslam Winter doesn’t have to mean hibernation! Shake off those winter woolies and enjoy the best of town again.  Loft Byron Bay has just launched...

More Stone Beer Festivals please

S Haslam Possibly because I haven’t attended any big live music events over the pandemic, I liked the Festival of the Stone on Saturday night...
69 POSTS
40 COMMENTS

Latest posts

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must we not? But the answers...

Christian fundamentals

Robin Harrison’s letter (13 October) made me realise how Christian fundamentals are little known, yet so freely referred to. There are at least three...

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean Shores Sewerage Treatment Plant (OS...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.