Something to Laugh About

Something to Laugh About is a semi-fragmented short story that follows Tom’s relationship with his Grandpa. It includes themes such as love, healing and death while exploring Australian landscapes and mythology. This piece was published in the short story anthology titled Talent Implied. The book is now available. Information on purchasing your copy coming soon.…

Surf Fiction Catalogue

As part of the continuation of the research conducted in my recently completed Master’s degree, I have have begun cataloguing all professionally published fiction manuscripts, stories and films. The catalogue, while documented more substantially offline, is available to be viewed at the Instagram handle @surffiction where a community is forming. It is the aim there…

The Falls Through Time: Falls Fest Day 3

As we stumble through the dark, and the dim lights from the tents begin to fade and the echoes of The Kooks final chords stop ringing in our ears, we’re herded like cattle through the dusty gates back into the real world, back into the life we knew before the three days of Falls Festival…

The Ruiins Open Falls Festival Byron Bay

Taking Byron Bay Falls Festival by storm, the Ruiins own the Jack Daniels Stage on the opening evening. With a humble entrance, the Forster two-piece took the barrel house, with its oak, whisky barrels, low lamps and musty atmosphere – not to mention the rest of the ingredients to an old, Aussie pub – to…

Meeting Vallis Alps

We sat down with Vallis Alps’ own David Ansari and Parissa Tosif last month after their final Listen Out set of 2017. Catching up on what it was like to perform at one of Australia’s upcoming dance festivals, we also delved into their favourite acts of the tour and the next phase of Vallis Alps.…

The Inaugural Hey Sunshine Festival

​The inaugural Hey Sunshine Festival was a downpour of brews, tunes, market stalls, live artists and some of the Coast’s best food. Burleigh Brewery played host to the night’s entourage of music lovers while sheltering the early arrivals from the onslaught of rain that continued to buffet the evening. But in the name of music,…