CL rocks the Olympics

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Best known for her thoughtful and introspective pop standards, such as “Hello Bitches” and “Doctor Pepper”, K-Pop superstar CL rocked the closing ceremony of the winter Olympics at the weekend. Musically, little has been heard from the global fashion icon since her last release nearly two years ago. She took a hiatusContinue reading “CL rocks the Olympics”

CL to headline the CUF?

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Korean superstar, CL (above), formerly of K-pop super-group, 2NE1, and onetime girlfriend of Sir Geoff Huegill is reportedly in negotiations to headline the Cairns Ukelele festival. CL, whose last outing was a Grammy-award winning track on The Little Pony soundtrack, is hugely popular in North Queensland, and securing her services would beContinue reading “CL to headline the CUF?”

Trinity Beach is brown

By Murray Murchison From the top of Earl Hill to the tip of Taylor’s point, the trees, leaves and nature-strips of normally verdant Trinity Beach are looking brown indeed. “Yep, she’s pretty fuckin’ brown,” opined local resident, Neville Fitzhardinge of Cayley Court. “Hasn’t been this brown since this time last year. But the wet isContinue reading “Trinity Beach is brown”

Ben Lee avoids the wacky stuff

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Sir Ben Lee is cock-a-hoop over the release of his brand new album ‘Songs about Islam for the whole family’. The indie rocker has come a long way from his folk-rock roots, such as “We’re all in this together” and Claire Danes. Sir Ben, who was raised in the Jewish faith, wantedContinue reading “Ben Lee avoids the wacky stuff”

Ben Lee set to headline the CUF

By Heather Luck Speculation is rife that indie rocker and sometime philosopher, Sir Ben Lee, has been invited to headline this year’s Cairns Ukulele festival, the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Lee burst onto the scene in 2005 and his ubiquitous anthem ‘Catch My Disease’ has captured the hearts of the tropicalContinue reading “Ben Lee set to headline the CUF”