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Whale Song

Saturday morning we jumped on board a Byron Bay Dive Centre Whale Watching Tour and headed out to sea. We could not have asked for a more perfect day. It was one of my dearest friends birthday and this was a special way of sharing… Read More »Whale Song

RAW – Natural Born Artists

The Byron Bay RAW Artists “Panorama” hit town on Wednesday night at the Beach Hotel. Featuring a mix of local talent in art, fashion, music, film and makup artistry RAW provides a great mix of visual and auditory simulation to the attending crowd. The evening was… Read More »RAW – Natural Born Artists

Ben King Memorial Surf Contest

Byron Bay Boardriders (BBB) successfully ran the 39th edition of the Ben King Memorial Surf Contest over the June long weekend.   The event, formally known as the Easter Classic was moved from Easter to make it easier for locals and families from out of town… Read More »Ben King Memorial Surf Contest

The view from Nguthungulli

So many people that live in Byron Bay have not had the opportunity to visit the Julian Rocks. On sunday afternoon there was space on one of the Sundive boat’s so we jumped at the chance to head out with the divers, the water was… Read More »The view from Nguthungulli

98.6% said no

On a perfect Byron Bay Sunday there were thousands of people at The Main Beach for Declaration day celebrating that 98.6% of residents said no to Coal and Gas companies in the Byron Shire. There was music, markets, food stalls, and thousands of people formed… Read More »98.6% said no

Boomerang Festival

Here at Common Ground we are super excited to see the introduction of a new multi-arts event called Boomerang Festival on the Bluesfest site at  Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm for a totally new experience. Taking place in Byron Bay on October 4 – 6, 2013, Boomerang… Read More »Boomerang Festival

One Organic

In the Byron hinterland village of Coorabell, more specifically at Sunnyview Farm on Friday Hut road, I meet Kieran Weston and his wife Lyndal. I immediately recognise Lyndal from photographing her at The New Brighton Farmers market where her welcoming smile and knowledge of her… Read More »One Organic