Bin Laden mystery
DO YOU know what days your household and recycle bins are scheduled for pick-up? If so, you must be psychic. Following several phone calls to the local council asking this simple question, it was confirmed by an unknown person that pickups in our Four Mile area were definitely “this day and that day”.
Great, I had resolved confusion through persistence - or so I thought.
The following morning, snoozing along, I hear “tinkle, tinkle, smash, voom, beep-beep”. By the time I rushed out in my birthday suit, Mr Bin Laden was well gone.
So, back to several phone calls to council, then the co-ordinator of Adams Waste. A very polite fellow mind you - and he was confused as myself and many others.
For the moment folks, we don’t know, but keep your eye out for details. relation to our “new” pool.
For years Belle and her band of ladies worked tirelessly to raise funds to build her beloved anti-stinger pool (now the site of Rex Smeal Park).
It never worked as intended and after much expenditure and much expert headscratching by both council and the little community of Port Douglas of the ’60s and ’70s, it was ultimately obliterated.
With so many questions left unanswered or seemingly in conflict in the current display material being sold to us as the only option, I have this growing feeling of despondency as Belle had when she regularly styled her pet project-gone-wrong as the “mud hole”.
I have deliberately chosen to leave out her usual preceding expletive. own question.
We all know that any code of sport is fiercely contested on whichever playing field it takes place.
Most of the time you would hope this contest is demonstrated with skill and sportsmanship.
Surely there were many other choices of photographs that were taken of that particular game that could shed a more positive image of players in sport.
Repeated exposure to violence in sport is constantly broadcast to the general public all over Australia, particularly on the news with slow motion replays and it is disappointing to see it in our local paper.
Many of your readers both young and old read the Gazette from back to front as I do.
Congratulations to both Crocs teams on a winning their first game of the season and I hope we see more images of great play on the field.