July 2018 Classifieds

Looking For Love To my sweet love, make yourself known. You know who you are. I have been waiting so long for you. I’ve taken a bath. @robbie_bloom Wanted Wanted: Effective representation (Saul or similar) for plea bargain. Will swap for silk tie (stripes) in return for a slap over the wrist or ankle bracelet.Continue reading “July 2018 Classifieds”

Sheen closes Marinah

By Kimberley Schloss The Cairns Harbour was closed over the past weekend to allow filming of the final scenes in the latest episode of the hugely successful UltraTune ‘Unexpected Situations’ series. Director Bruce Bereford has continually added variety and interest to an advertising campaign that could have easily be dismissed as stale and overly obsessedContinue reading “Sheen closes Marinah”

A conversation with the Song Doctor

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Though he is hardly a household name, Sir Eric Murray, the Song Doctor, (above) is a legend of the music industry. He has contributed as uncredited songwriter on more than fifty number one hits and has saved many well known songs from the discount rack of history.Continue reading “A conversation with the Song Doctor”

Mexican car wrangling technology approved

By Paolo Zupp Cairns Regional Council have put the green light on a trial of Mexican-built retractable speedbumps in the CBD. Implementation of the Colina Furtiva (CF) units make use of number-plate and facial recognition to provide selective deployment. The initiative is partly funded by the Japanese government in an attempt to reduce the numberContinue reading “Mexican car wrangling technology approved”

Intelligent speed bumps to be trialled

By Paolo Zupp Cairns Regional Council have announced a trial of intelligent retractable speed-bumps in the CBD as a means of slowing down traffic and reducing the horrendous accident rate. The Mexican Colina Furtiva (CF) technology (above) allows the speed-bump to lie flat or be raised in up to three configurations, mullida, irritante and presidencial.Continue reading “Intelligent speed bumps to be trialled”

Nail clipping to be allowed on Air Macau

By Heather Luck Air Macau has clarified their in-flight hygiene policy and announced that all passengers would be allowed to clip their nails on international flights. This was in response to the uproar that arose after a man (above) was spotted committing manicure on a flight from Macau to Mareeba. Passenger Margaret Thorogood photographed theContinue reading “Nail clipping to be allowed on Air Macau”

Pharrell triumphs at paintball in Tabloid Series

By Shirley Higgins-Croft A group of International creative arts luminaries descended upon Kuranda this past weekend for the latest round in the Tabloid Sports and Partying World Series. Guillaume Emmanuel de Homem-Christo won the event overall and he heads the leader board having gained a first place medallion for both the Waterboarding Freestyle, and theContinue reading “Pharrell triumphs at paintball in Tabloid Series”

Scrimshaw wins again

By Paolo Zupp Trinity Park refrigeration mechanic, Jeremy Scrimshaw (above), has won the Holston Bremmer Sachs award for Best Back Tatt at the Far North Queensland Tattoo and Piercing awards held last weekend at Paradise Palms. As part of his awards package, Scrimshaw received two vouchers for Snippy-Wu’s “walk in and crawl out” vasectomy procedure,Continue reading “Scrimshaw wins again”

Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced

By Destiny Givens The annual Christians v Atheists touch football competition has been expanded and now will be held on the first weekend in August at Barlow Park. It includes extra teams, including a Seventh Day Adventist contingent (pictured above). The event, conducted in a shirts/skins format, was originally scheduled for this week, but hasContinue reading “Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced”