Viewpoints on the Folau insta attack

By Allan Povah. Underneath the relaxed laissez-faire attitude of FNQ, a controversy is bubbling away over Israel Folau’s Instagram post (above), in which he condemned certain segments of society to eternal torment in Hell. Many, many North Queenslanders have responded strongly to the footballer’s post. Matters of faith are sometimes difficult to discuss, but weContinue reading “Viewpoints on the Folau insta attack”

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?”

Smithfield Cinemas open

By Shirley Higgins-Croft. After what seems like an interminable wait, the new Event Cinemas multiplex has opened at Smithfield shopping centre. Mayor Bob Manning officiated over the opening ceremony with assistance from staffers Flossie Henderson and Matthew Jenkins The event got off to a slightly rocky start. Manning lumbered up the welcoming staircase (above), hadContinue reading “Smithfield Cinemas open”