September 10, 2013
In this Issue:
Jan Lang, Chairperson, Byron Aged Care. Your article on our nursing home’s purchase of a bus to transport residents on day trips implied our bus funding effort is over. Sadly, not true.
Peter Nielsen , Byron Bay. Regarding last week’s article on EME pros and cons, ‘electromagnetic energy’ (EME) is a designation newly promoted by telcos and government regulators.
Sapoty Brook, Mullumbimby. The complete truth about consciousness and reality cannot be unravelled until we understand what the 96 per cent around us, consisting of dark matter and dark energy, is up to.
Shand series cricket is famous for its friendliness; players of all standards and indeed states of mind can get out and have a hit without feeling like they have to restrain themselves from breaking the jaw of the seventeen-year-old sledger on the other team that thinks he’s pretty good.
Orchids are a flower that myths are made of and their beautiful blooms are always a joy to see. With more than 20,000 species and more than 100 orchid shows in NSW each year alone, the Byron Orchid Society...
I once spent a long time musing over the idea that European history would have taken a better course if St Augustine had not gained control of the Catholic church. His theology implicitly denied free will.
Byron Bay rugby’s marvellous season has come to an end with defeat by Lismore in the First Grade Preliminary Final on Saturday. The grand achievement of finishing third in the club’s return to the top grade was in no way diminished by the 55–5 loss.
Recently The Bay Rollers took on their derby sisters the Tweed Valley Vixens, in a double header of derby in Lismore. Coming out strong from the first whistle, the Bay Rollers soon extended their lead by well over 100 in the first 15 minutes.
L D R U is Drew Carmody from Sydney Australia, at 20 years young he is making waves throughout the electronic music scene as a producer, signed to taste makers Future Classic (one of Australia’s biggest dance record labels), L D R U’s tropical sounds have been well received the world over.
The Big Prawn, now fronting the Bunnings car park in Ballina, is overwhelming. It’s as huge for what it represents in Australian culture: cooked crustaceans. But what of the green and brown living creatures themselves?