Listen closely

I'd been eagerly awaiting the second series of Lowdown - the sitcom based around the misadventures tabloid journalist Alex Burchill - ever since the first series aired a couple of years back. Sure, there's a journalistic link, but the unique brand of humour also appeals to me. So when the…

Weed Heads and Bong Skate Park

Like the BeeGees, I went to Humpybong State School. Other kids from neighbouring schools used to employ their sharpest wit and call it Humpy-pong. Ouch! The Humpybong Skate Park would often have the “Humpy” part painted over. “Bong Skate Park”! Can you imagine that? I've been working in Tweed Heads…