Grey Lagoon treasures go under the hammer

By Paolo Zupp Yesterday, at the Smithfield Cultural Centre, the accoutrements from the production of Grey Lagoon were put to auction. With Mark Carmady brandishing the hammer on behalf of Quaid Auctioneers, the bidding was slow to warm up. Several items, including Alby Mangel’s Daewoo Leganza and the prosthetic crocodile failed to reach reserve. ThingsContinue reading “Grey Lagoon treasures go under the hammer”

December 2017 Classifieds

Looking For Love Former Justin Bieber tribute artist, jaded by the business and affected by mild alopecia, looking for sight-impaired, tone-deaf Belieber. @Jussjussie To the stunning China Eastern honey babe I rubbed up against at Covergirls on Saturday. Wanna hit some hong kong mattress all night long sweetie. You know who I am. @captaincathay WantedContinue reading “December 2017 Classifieds”

Grey Lagoon commences filming at Trinity Beach

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Trinity Beach locals have been playing spot-the-superstar as a cavalcade of celebrities flood intro the small community for the commencement of filming of Alby Mangels latest cinematic masterpiece, Grey Lagoon. After some delays, production has finally commenced on the multi-million dollar blockbuster, a remake of the 1980s classic, Blue Lagoon, which originallyContinue reading “Grey Lagoon commences filming at Trinity Beach”

Natalie wins Arse or Elbow competition

By Murray Murchison The winner of the biennial Plain Dealer Arse or Elbow competition has been announced. Natalie Lord, 27, of Kanimbla, correctly identified the photograph, by contributing editor, Allan Povah, as being of a kneelbow. Over 480,000 people entered the competition to try to guess the body-part, with about 478,000 guessing that it wasContinue reading “Natalie wins Arse or Elbow competition”

Arse or Elbow: you be the judge

The Trinity Beach Plain Dealer’s biennial Arse or Elbow competition is now open. Every two years, a member of the Plain Dealer team takes a photograph (above) of themselves in the privacy of the editorial offices and then it is up to the entrants to try to guess whether the photo is of an arse or an elbow.Continue reading “Arse or Elbow: you be the judge”

Fashion Week trends: bespoke, hijabis and cabbies!

By Shirley Higgins-Croft The 2017 North Queensland Fashion Week has launched with a glittering ceremony at Edge Hill Bowls Club, hosted by Karl Stefanovic, and with music by Steven Tin Tin Duffy. The opening night showcase collection, FlamBOIance by Hipster Moi (above) received a warm response from the audience, which contained a who’s-who of North Queensland fashionContinue reading “Fashion Week trends: bespoke, hijabis and cabbies!”

Blue Lagoon remake to be filmed on Trinity Beach

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Trinity Beach residents are excited by the news that a reboot of the 1980 classic film, Blue Lagoon, will be filmed at the southern end of the pretty tropical cove. The news came out during an after-party at Fusion wine-bar on Friday Night. Visionary director of World Safari and World Safari 6,Continue reading “Blue Lagoon remake to be filmed on Trinity Beach”

‘Song Doctor’ to the rescue

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Self professed ‘Song Doctor’, Eric Murray has told Channel Nine’s Karl Stefanovic about his work with pop-stars Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran. Murray (below), who has been associated with acts as diverse as Sonny and Cher, Racee and Nickleback, is on a national tour promoting his new book ‘Making a Hit: Song Doctor toContinue reading “‘Song Doctor’ to the rescue”