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gone fishing

She never knew

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this is what waves do when they think nobody’s watching ..

pic by Chris Taylor, pinched from Swellnet.


… and a boatbuilder’s handiwork ..

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she looked at me

current events ..

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7 days in Entebbe – the final dance scene by the Batsheva Dance Company

the jay walker

attitudes ....

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the ugly australians and byron hipsters

In the last couple of days there have been two instances of unforgivable behaviour by surfers.

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1964 – heritage

... for the old lads, bless them.

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Diary of a WW2 Fighter Pilot

This is the most impressive and detailed presentation of a transcript I have seen from a donor.

Robert Fisher

Assistant Registrar, Acquisitions | Collection Services

Australian War Memorial.

Click to access leigh-bowes-flying-log-book-service-diary_small_file_size-2.pdf

Shane Fisher – The man who stayed on ..

Days without end ..

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the queue at rakuu

tempura prawns and a child’s eyes ..

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blues .. heartbreak and slide guitar

Big Joe Turner .. imagine him turning up at Blues Fest next week.

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south – Toby and the un-shuttered window. story 18

Mandarin characters were inscribed on their surfaces and every twenty feet or so a small stone bench had been erected beside the path as a place that suited a person for a moment's reflection.

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The most powerful man in the world .. for now.

Rupert Murdoch

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Here,’ she said, so beautiful, so serene, ‘just above the elbow, it won’t do much more than sting, but just for a little while.’

‘How long?’

A moment passed. Her perfume lingered.

Then she moved to the next man. 

Whose unravelling dreamscapes could not have possibly been as beautiful as mine, if only I could remember them.

72Jackson Pollock style inspired Drip Art Original image 1


purely ‘old’ byron _ a new cosmetic line.

It has been sadly noted that Elsa Pataky's (pic) Purely Byron venture into the cosmetic market has failed and the administrators have been asked to attend to the ruins.

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Putin The Conqueror’s (YouTube/ Alexei Navalny)


The conquered’s ..

abbie scampers

she's about two ..

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meet whatsapacketa

Phil Sigsworth was a Rugby League professional who had the best nickname ever invented, better even than the one given to Oscar Phelan, being Howya.


there’s a lot of fish in the richmond river ….

There was a late night not long ago when a young bloke caught a small bull shark down there

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