August 19, 2014
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Free breath testing and transport information was on offer at the recent At the Keys Please Kiosk at the Splendour In The Grass festival, and the stats collected from the initiative are in.
The rain kept away for Sunday’s running of the Byron 2 Bruns Beach Run, a fundraiser for the Brunswick SLSC. First across the line was Tim Brebner in a time of 38:04 and first for the women in fourth place overall was Heli Murray in 44:13.
When you come across people with vision and experience you tend to see it straight away. When it comes to restaurants though, you don’t always meet the people behind the food you’re eating, but you soon get a sense of what they might be trying to accomplish.
The pendulum swung true on Saturday when the Park Hotel Byron Bay Rams travelled to Lismore to meet arch-rivals Lismore Thistles for the penultimate round of the 2014 season.
Witches Falls Winery is a James Halliday Five Star winery (2014) and one I visited on a fleeting overnight stay in Mt Tamborine recently.
Renowned graffiti artists using a new line of eco-friendly spray paint came together for a joint artistic enterprise in Byron Bay over the weekend.
I felt peckish but not hungry. It was 11am, blood sugar was low and the Empire Cafe was near at hand. I politely enquired, ‘Do you have a small treat I could have with a tea?’ I was incognito but stopped short of writing a review on the crazy collection of banana breads they then offered me.
I asked a local expert how much evidence there really was that naturally grown food is better for you. I know it is, and you probably do too… but how can we tell that what we’re buying really is really good for us, apart from the fact that it looks ‘grown’, green and crunchy?
With Mullum Music Festival in its seventh year and the lineup announcement happening this week, everyone is talking about headline act The Church
On Sunday morning, regardless of the outcome of their away fixture at Casino, the Byron Bay Red Devils were almost assured of a top-three finish on the NRRRL ladder.
So many people have met the owners of Heart and Halo, Samiya and Tusta. I know this because people tend to gush when you mention this hidden and unassuming little Indian-inspired vegetarian eatery in Byron Bay.