December 3, 2013
In this Issue:
From when he was a child in a church choir, the only thing that chubby, daggy Paul has ever wanted to do is sing. He is blessed with a beautiful tenor voice, but in the grim Welsh town where he’s grown up it’s either the steelworks or a job selling car-phones.
Despite failing in her attempt to have Byron Shire water fluoridated, Cr Di Woods, who is also the new deputy chair of Rous Water, will support seeking legal costs from anti-fluoride activist Al Oshlack.
Anita Moorjani, a cancer survivor who had a near-death experience, released a book about it that hit the New York Times bestseller list. She will be a featured presenter at the Uplift Festival in December.
Fostering local and emerging talent from the grassroots is key for Falls Festival Byron Bay. Glenn Wright and Valley Lipcer have carefully put together the local programming, which will make up a large part of the feel and experience of the festival.
Adoration is a Franco/Australian production, with a soupçon too much of the self-consciousness of Euro arthouse for my taste.
My hiking companion is ahead of me, searching for the old drain which runs through the Cumbebin wetlands. We are in the ‘regrowth’: closely packed paperbark trees some fifty years old.
Anthony Williams suffered from depression and anxiety for ten long years. He finally found something that was for him, better than any drugs. He discovered Mixed Martial Arts and decided to train with a professional academy.