Author Archives: Jen Severn

Footprint

These are the poems by the Well Thumbed Poets read on Saturday 7 September at Well Thumbed Books, Cobargo, to music by violinist Elizabeth Andalis. The event raised money for Far South Coast Animal Rescue and Wires. The copyright to … Continue reading

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The Belun Malu Choirs Project

Belun malu means ‘friendship’, and that is the heart of this project—to foster the ongoing friendship between Australia and Timor Leste through the joy of singing and playing music together. It brings singers from the Bega Valley together with the … Continue reading

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Remembering Christchurch

Kia Kaha A solidarity event in response to the Christchurch mass shootings took place at Well Thumbed Books, Cobargo, on Saturday 13 April, three weeks after the shootings. The texts in this document were read out at the event, in … Continue reading

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‘Grow the Music’ Sunday 14 April

All are welcome at this year’s ‘Grow the Music’ Koori community concert, 3 pm Sunday 14 April at Wallaga Lake.  

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Mistakes on October ‘Fridge Door’

Keen observers will have noticed that many of the listings in the ‘Regular Events’ section on the back page are incorrect – venues and times are correct but the days are wrong. We’re too late to correct the print version … Continue reading

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Meet Marvin and Otis

Oh no! Technical problems late last month meant that we missed our Pet of the Month for September. But don’t despair, here are a couple of gorgeous pups ready for new forever-homes. Marvin (pictured left) is very outgoing and loving, … Continue reading

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Sonny Burgess of Cobargo aces Bird Olympics

Sonny Burgess of Year 6 at Cobargo Public School was the overall winner of last month’s Sapphire Coast Learning Community Bournda Bird Olympics. This award will reside at Cobargo Public School for the next year and his achievement will be … Continue reading

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Author talk not happening

In this month’s issue (June 2018) we mentioned a talk by the author Robyn De Crespigny on Saturday 22 June. This event will not be running. That particular talk happened as part of the Refugee Week last year. All other … Continue reading

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Historic Cobargo Pool photos

Check out these photos that Jim found, from 1968 when locals got together to build the Cobargo Pool. Can anyone identify these men?

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Christmas-in-July Trivia Night! Saturday 22 July

Take away the winter chills, put on your winter ‘thinking cap’ and celebrate Christmas in July with a Christmas Trivia Night of fun and prizes. You’re invited to the Cobargo Hotel on Saturday 22 July, starting at 6.15 pm for … Continue reading

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