Man loves Dog

By Destiny Givens. Fashion photographer and leather aficionado, Roger Taleeb (above), has appeared on the popular WIN Television reality show The Dog House and was excited to meet and fall in love with his dream pooch. The Dog House is the top-rating rescue-animal show in the Far North. It’s format, of a team of knockaboutContinue reading “Man loves Dog”

Payten rescues missing boys

By Kimberley Schloss It is the end of another shithouse season at the Cowboys, with the team falling to 15th position after a series of defeats that piled embarrassment on top of incompetence. And with the team falling short of most of the targeted KPIs, it is likely that an executive suite at the CowHouseContinue reading “Payten rescues missing boys”

Payten cleans house

By Kimberley Schloss. In a feature article in this week’s edition of Paris Match, Cowboys head coach Todd Payten described his initial days in residence at Cowboys House. During this time he offloaded Josh McGuire and Esan Marsters and let loose his high-performance team, who “ripped through the premises with a pallet of Easy-Off BAMContinue reading “Payten cleans house”

Pigeon shits on desk

By Heather Luck A disgruntled former employee of the Cowboys organisation has let loose with in tell-all interview about the goings on at Cowboys House. Ms Helena Cherry, 44, of Wulguru, was formerly a cleaner at the sprawling establishment, and was entrusted with cleaning the bedrooms and offices of the playing group before and afterContinue reading “Pigeon shits on desk”

Heartbreak and divorce a stones-throw away for pigeon-fancier wives

By Allan Povah The BBC has reported that addiction to pigeon racing is causing widespread marital problems and a plummeting birthrate on the island of Java in Indonesia. According to the BBC coverage, Javanese men are becoming obsessed with their feathery charges, to the almost complete exclusion of their financial and marital obligations. Dr VishwaContinue reading “Heartbreak and divorce a stones-throw away for pigeon-fancier wives”

An afternoon with Ethan Lowe

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Ethan Lowe is the much-loved and often under-rated Cowboys back-rower with a heart of gold and a skin full of tatts. He kindly allowed me to spend a couple of hours with him at Cowboys House and the results were surprising, and quite revealing. SHC: Ethan, thanksContinue reading “An afternoon with Ethan Lowe”

Police puzzled by pooped pigeons

By Allan Povah Wildlife carers and pigeon fanciers in the capital have become increasingly concerned about the number of pigeons that have recently been found either dead or nearly-dead from apparent over-exertion. So far there have been thirteen affected birds found in the greater Townsville area, and autopsy reports, whilst unable to determine a specificContinue reading “Police puzzled by pooped pigeons”