“I’ll go there for an hour or two, right at the beginning of the night, before the crowds have arrived and I’ll be home by ten”, I thought to myself as walked to the Lismore Showground. I have no idea how many times I’ve done that walk. Memorably though, there was an occasion when I … Continue reading Tropical Fruits NYE
"Is that it? Is that all there is?", I overhead some visitors say, a bit surprised at how "short" this year's Tropical Fruits Street Parade was. I was a little inclined to agree, as I remembered the last parade I attended seemed to be a little larger, and there were more people on the streets … Continue reading Tropical Fruits Street Parade
I felt like a double-agent as I sat and quietly had a beer at one of the local pubs in Lismore this afternoon. It's a pub which has been traditionally a very "working man's pub", but which seems to have embraced the LBTIQ+ Tropical Fruits celebration this year, with lots of rainbow flags. They also … Continue reading Tropical Fruits Or Not?