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Tales from the sea

THE NOT SO OLD MAN AND THE SEA Back in the early days in Byron Bay, none of us had much money. My workmate at Norco Co.Op, Harvey Goldsmith’s wife’s 21st. birthday was coming up, so we decide to go out in the boat to… Read More »Tales from the sea


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

Future Legends

We were fortunate on a number of occasions to spend some time at Makaha in Hawaii with Rell Sunn “The Queen of Makaha”. Rell Kapolioka’ehuka Sunn was a champion surfer and water woman, when her daughter Jan was small, Rell started a contest for kids… Read More »Future Legends

Byron Bay in 1985…

Byron Bay local Adam Collett sent us in these images from Byron Bay in 1985. We love taking a walk down memory lane and we hope these images jog a few for you, including the old Community Centre building, the Lighthouse goats and the old… Read More »Byron Bay in 1985…


“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