Author Archives: Jen Severn

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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The EDO’s Sue Higginson: solastalgia, subplots and lawfare

NSW Environmental Defenders Office CEO Sue Higginson paints a picture of EDO lawyers, haggard and caffeinated, racing between their office on Clarence Street and the Land and Environment Court on Macquarie Street, chasing “mining companies with the deepest pockets you … Continue reading

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My Wish

My Wish (a poem by Danika Myers, aged 11, of Bermagui)   The terror and the hate And the lives that have been lost The screams and cries of war I’d wish it all away.   I’d wish for love … Continue reading

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Bermagui Master Plan

Further to Frances Perkins’ article in the March 2017 issue about plans for renewing the Bermagui streetscape, here’s the Bermagui Master Plan. And here are architect Philip Cox’s artist impressions of a future Lamont Street.  

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Tomorrow’s World Forum links

John James wrote about the Tomorrow’s World Forum in the December 2016 issue (Can we redesign our world? p20). Here are links to three recent reports: www.commondreams.org/news/2016/11/10/game-over-climate-report-warns-warming-still-underestimated www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/18/2016-locked-into-being-hottest-year-on-record-nasa-says thinkprogress.org/watch-the-arctic-death-spiral-in-this-amazing-video-b63486b99383#.pka2svusq  

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On to Plan B: adapting for a radically changing planet

It was pretty clear to scientists in the 1990s that man-made carbon emissions were causing climate change—it had started with the Industrial Revolution. Two plans of action were mooted. Plan A: reduce emissions (mitigation). Plan B: adapt to the changes. … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Grey Suit – A Triangle Whodunnit – Final episode by Sarah Gardiner

SE ABC news report Wed. 2pm, 15 Aug, 2016 Inspector R Sole from NSW Police, Bermagui, released a statement today solving the mystery surrounding the discovery of the body of local Ms Grayston. Ms Grayston’s remains were found at Bermagui … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Grey Suit – A Triangle Whodunnit – Final Episode by Golda

  Ms. Grayston, musing upon her situation, takes an anti-depressant from her purse and washes it down with a local 2015 Pinot Grigio. She has just received an email from Ferdinand [known as Fast] Bux, HHAHD@gotmail.com. High Heels and Hot … Continue reading

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Those Finns are gonna party like it’s 999

Local property Heinola was transformed into a medieval playground on Saturday 16 July to celebrate Finnish Independence Day. Starting with the ‘bang’ of a rocket launch and ending with tires flung 80 metres or more into the sunset from a … Continue reading

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