August 12, 2014
In this Issue:
Nobody can wear a sleeveless grey jumper like Eddie Marsan – the garment might have been invented for him. As the overlooked little-man, earnest and honest but with no self-esteem, he is without peer at the moment
Joie de vivre – you don’t get a lot of it in movies these days, do you? Writer/director John Carney, formerly the bass player with Irish band The Frames, has followed up his distinctive Once (2006) with another celebratory musical.
With the end of the season in sight, the NRRRL is looking toward finals. Celebrating 100 years of Rugby League in Byron Bay last weekend, the Red Devils hosted Lismore’s Marist Brothers ran the gauntlet in warm winter sunshine.
While Australia recently discovered the singing siblings Cecilia and Gabe Brandolini through TV’s The Voice, local audiences have enjoyed their performances for years
Skilled coffee roasters and coffee growers work tirelessly to maintain the high standards we enjoy in Australia. In the northern rivers we have many of them right under our noses. Here are some of those champions of coffee…
Last year’s Major Premiership winners, the Park Hotel Byron Bay Rams, have sewn up the 2014 Football Far North Coast Premier Division Minor Premiership with a solid win over a valiant Goonellabah.
There is hardly a sporting code out there that doesn’t see the need to ‘evolve’ their game in some Darwinesque way, usually towards an idealistic goal that involves administrators and huge wads of cash.
The Brunswick Breakers had an away game at Pottsville – another tough match. Captain Julia led the team out on this bright and very warm Sunday.
Byron Shire Council has given the green light and up to 200,000 funding for the installation of 16 CCTV cameras in the central business area around Apex Park and Jonson Street.
Professional free-surfer Dave ‘Rasta’ Rastovich defeated seasoned campaigner Taylor Knox (USA) in the Grand Final of the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy on Sunday on Kuda Huraa, Maldives – to be crowned the 2014 champion.
Pizzas are no longer just the go-to snack of drunken teenagers and the midnight munchies. These days you can get a square meal that’s round for a reasonable price keeping the gourmet and the fussy tastebud both happy.
There is nothing quite like living in a share house. In fact, I think it would also be true to say that you don’t really know a person until you have lived with them and, for many of us, shared accommodation was the place where lasting relationships have been both formed and destroyed.
Mike McClellan released Song and Danceman in 1974 with the title song topping the charts and bringing him to national recognition. Two years ago Mike decided to return to writing, recording and performing full time.
Tony Abbott has managed to unload his unpopular plan to scrap Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, but his metadata proposal has unleashed a debate that could be almost as damaging and probably not worth the effort anyway.
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