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Posts tagged with "history"
Tales from the sea
Dec 16, 2015
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...
Photos from the Past (part one)
Sep 1, 2014
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...
Byron Bay in 1985…
Jan 12, 2014
Byron Bay local Adam Collett sent us in these images from Byron Bay in 1985. We love taking a walk down memory lane and...
Las Balsas: Ballina’s Real Adventure Story
Nov 2, 2013
Imagine, if you will, kissing your loved ones goodbye and taking to the high seas. Now imagine that the wide blue yonder that lays...
1973 – Storm Surge
Jun 30, 2013
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. ...
The Byron Bay Jettys
Jun 24, 2013
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...
Land at Wategos for $200?
Aug 20, 2012
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...
Surfing in those 60’s
Jul 19, 2012
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...
The cultural & debating society
Feb 22, 2012
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...
Lennox be my Lover
Oct 26, 2011
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...
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