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Cutting The Cheese

Blessed Are The Cheesemakers

It was a beautiful day in Sydney, and so absolutely awesome to hang out with two of my oldest friends (forty years), Sue and Paul, as Paul and (newer friend, fifteen years) Kerry sold their cheese at the Kurrajong Kitchen Cheese Lovers Festival 2018 at Centennial Park. Paul and Kerry run Nimbin Valley Dairy http://www.nimbinvalley.com.au/. ...

Visiting Nimbin

Almost everyone who has ever visited Nimbin as a tourist will regale you with a story of how they were walking down the main street of Nimbin and were approached, and were asked if they wanted to buy some marijuana. It's almost a badge of honour for some. But looking back on my forty-something years ...

Nimbin Valley Panorama

Boxing Day at Nimbin

"It's a lot more hippie than I remember", my friend Sue said as we made our way along the main street of Nimbin. "There's a lot less drugs on offer", I thought to myself. Sue had actually grown up in Nimbin to a family who had lived there for a couple of generations, whereas I'd ...

Chatting with the chooks

Night in Nimbin

I reckon it's two or three years since I last visited Nimbin, not far from my home town of Lismore in Northern NSW. It goes without saying Nimbin has a "reputation" which goes back to the Aquarius Festival in 1973. I remember vividly when "the hippies" arrived in town, as we lived not far from ...