Outlanders – Brief encounter

[caption id="attachment_130" align="aligncenter" width="584"] Outlanders take a stroll through the streets of Osaka after a recording session. (L-R Phil, Craig, Adam, Kevin and Mike)[/caption] About five years ago when I was living in Osaka some of my workmates were in a band and recording a few original songs. I think…

Parko returns to much fanfare

World champion surfer Joel "Parko" Parkinson gave me a chance to return to my old stomping grounds - Coolangatta - on Wednesday. After winning the ASP title he was returning to his hometown and his main sponsor, Billabong, was encouraging anyone and everyone to welcome him home. He certainly returned…