September 24, 2013
In this Issue:
Eliot Schrefer has published many books during his career as an author. Eliot Schrefer specialises in young adult novels and has two adult novels as well. Heart of Danger is now one of my favourite books of all time; I loved the book from start to finish.
The book that launched a thousand TV episodes – or so it seems – A Game Of Thrones is the starting point for Martin’s epic fantasy world which so far has filled five books, with two more on the bleak and snowy horizon.
In the couple of years since the release of their debut self-titled album, Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou have travelled the far four corners of the globe making friends. They’re on the road again and will celebrate the October 4 release of their new album Farewell Fitzroy by playing at Boomerang Festival.
Festivals create important meeting places for a community of artists to collaborate, and in some cases create performances that may never have happened if they were just touring or playing their regular live set. This year Emily Lubitz has something very special in store for festival goers, a showcase of amazing women artists called Songbirds of the 1970s.
Byron Shire Council agreed to retain the mobile library at it’s meeting last Thursday, despite staff recommendations to axe the service as part of cost-saving measures of $65,500.
Two new parking inspectors have been employed by Byron Shire Council to ramp up parking compliance, with fines likely to affect motorists.
This year activities will be concentrated around Railway Park instead of Apex Park, with road closures in Jonson Street. The festivities will conclude by 10pm although a later event is planned at the Youth Activity Centre
In its attempts to nail down the sale of any substance containing ‘psychoactive’ elements, the NSW government passed new legislation through the Upper House last week without a hitch, and with only a few murmurs of dissent.
The Byron Bay Football Club took home the trophy on Saturday night after winning the Men's Premier League Grand Final at Oakes Oval against the Lismore Thistles 2–1.