Can Skippy be the peacemaker?

By Allan Povah Rumours are rife in Washington, Pyongyang and Townsville that special envoy, Sir Skippy Huegill, may be involved in brokering the meeting between US President Donald J Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Huegill, who speaks moderately accurate Korean, had developed a relationship with Kim whilst serving as North Queensland Ambassador.Continue reading “Can Skippy be the peacemaker?”

A conversation with Bluey PupPup

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Sir Bluey PupPup (above left) is a dog that wears many collars. He is best known as the North Queensland Cowboys mascot, but his responsibilities extend far beyond faffing around the sideline. He is a critical part of the finely-tuned machine that has dominated the Queensland RugbyContinue reading “A conversation with Bluey PupPup”

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?”

Adiós y buena suerte, señor Skip!

By Murray Murchison A BrickHouse spokesman today confirmed the worst kept secret in the country, that Sir Geoff “Skippy” Huegill has been appointed as North Queensland’s ambassador to Mexico, taking over from the Honorable Wendell Sailor. Following some Spanish and mariachi lessons, Sir Skippy will be taking residence at the embassy in Colonia Polanco fromContinue reading “Adiós y buena suerte, señor Skip!”

Ringo laid to rest

By Murray Murchison Former First Dog, Ringo, was laid to rest yesterday at a private ceremony at YAPS Smithfield, alongside his brothers Cozy, Keith and Buddy, and sister, Karen. Ringo’s youngest sister, Meg, was euthanized yesterday over reported “grief and shitting issues” and will be joining her siblings in the next few days. Duty gravediggerContinue reading “Ringo laid to rest”

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!”

Skippy Huegill to back-channel on behalf of Trump

By Allan Povah from Pyongyang Former Ambassador to North Korea, Sir Skippy Huegill, has been rushed to Seoul to meet with US and Chinese officials to nut out a plan for dealing with the threat of North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. Previously, during his time in Pyongyang, Huegill had developed a close relationship with maverick North KoreanContinue reading “Skippy Huegill to back-channel on behalf of Trump”

March 2017 Classifieds

Looking For Love Hirsute Argentinian helicopter pilot in late 40s with drinking problem and misogyny issues seeks a Spanish-speaking supermodel with grassy patch (landing strip pref) and navigable overhanging obstacles. No Brazilians. @argie_chopper_juan Freshwater Woman seeks Ryan Gosling lookalike with a sporting outlook to perform a range of personal duties. No tatts, no four-packs, noContinue reading “March 2017 Classifieds”

A conversation with Sir Geoff Huegill

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Sir Geoff Huegill, Olympian, motivational speaker and lately Ambassador to North Korea, has been recalled by PM Val Shier due to the rising nuclear threat from the ridiculous little totalitarian dictatorship. He arrived in the country this morning and spoke with Shirley Higgins-Croft at the Skybury coffee-shopContinue reading “A conversation with Sir Geoff Huegill”

PM recalls ambassador to North Korea

By Murray Murchison Prime Minister Val Shier has made her strongest condemnation yet against the increasingly disturbing nuclear threat posed by North Korea. The tinpot, madcap, creepy little nation has long been a very good friend of North Queensland, but their recent technical advances in missile capability have cooled relations markedly. The North Korean KN-14Continue reading “PM recalls ambassador to North Korea”