THE RUSTY REES STORY IN BOOK FORM

WHO IS RUSTY? THE MAN THE CAIRNS MARKET IS NAMED AFTER

It’s been  a Cairns landmark since the early 1970s.  Rusty’s Market is one of the best reasons to head into the CBD. Fresh fruit and vegies, and much more, is on offer every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. I’ve lived in far north Queensland for 13 […]

POWER TO THE PNG PEOPLE – WITH HELP FROM A CAIRNS SAILOR

Hans Clemmensen is setting out across the Coral Sea again this year aboard his sailing boat SV Seagoon. He’s bound for the eastern end of Papua New Guinea, a journey he’s made from Cairns many times before. Despite the sometimes challenging sea and sailing conditions, […]

NEW MUSIC FOR THE WET SEASON – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

We’ve had plenty of rain here in far north Queensland this past couple of weeks, with the monsoon dumping falls up to 400 millimetres in some places. By a strange coincidence, songs pertaining to precipitation can be found on three excellent new Australian albums featured […]