WIN A DOUBLE PASS! US author and surfer William Finnegan and former Tracks editor and surfer Sean Doherty talk about their surfing lives. Sat 6 August, 7pm Lennox Head Cultural and Community Centre Presented by Byron Writers Festival in partnership with Lennox Arts Board William… Read More »Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life – Win a double pass!
A collection of magazines and newspapers graces the weatherboard wall, thumbed casually by customers awaiting their take-out cappuccinos. A bustle of clientele and unobtrusive staff swirl in orchestrated efficiency like a choreographed flight of starlings. Natural light and the warmth of a morning sun cascade… Read More »HARVEST: REAPING THE REWARDS
It’s funny as you get older, we all seem to have a closer connection to the past. Recently we have posted a selection of historic Byron Bay photos online to an overwhelming response. This is part one. The majority of the images are from Max… Read More »Photos from the Past (part one)
There is little question that ‘Morning of the Earth‘ is one of the most profoundly influential surf films of all time. ‘The Endless Summer’, ‘The Hot Generation’, Albe Falzon’s magnum opus is in very distinguished, and very minimal, company. When Tony Harlow became managing director… Read More »SPIRIT OF AKASHA: A DREAM REIMAGINED
Too much of a good thing. It might seem less than a positive way to describe this year’s Bleach* Festival but, spanning 17 days, incorporating over 40 events, hosting dozens of artists, musicians, performers and celebrities and presenting a multitude of activities, the line up definitely… Read More »ALL-ENCOMPASSING: A GUIDE TO BLEACH* 2014
When we think of the Gold Coast, the first things that spring to mind are the über-commercialism, meter maids in their gaudy gold bikinis, casinos, strip clubs and a superficial world that is hard to connect with. But that was then – this is now.… Read More »BLEACH: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GOLD COAST
“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” Once upon a time, these profound words fell from the mouth of a wheelchair-bound US president – their message has echoed through the corridors of time ever… Read More »A TRUE SENSE OF COMMUNITY