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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...

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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...

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Byron Bay local Adam Collett sent us in these images from Byron Bay in 1985. We love taking a walk down memory lane and...

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Imagine, if you will, kissing your loved ones goodbye and taking to the high seas. Now imagine that the wide blue yonder that lays...

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This evening I received this email: Hi Kirra, I took these photos in 1973 . There was a low off the coast and a 2metre tidal surge. ...

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The Byron Bay Jetty in 1950 The Byron Bay Jetty's Words and Photos by Max Pendergast There were actually two jetty’s built in Byron Bay, the first...

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Today, you wouldn't be able to rent a place at Watego's for a night for $200, but back in early days, Wategos Beach was...

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It doesn't take any words to be transported back to the 'hey day' surfing moments of the 60's, with these amazing images from Max...

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Prior to 1979 all hotels in N.S.W. were closed on Sunday. If a number of the old hardened drinkers, (I wouldn’t say drunks, just...

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We should go to Lennox today, after we pick up the brush-cutter.' This is the good wife speaking at about 5am this morning. Things begin quietly...