The Italian Diner

Owners Sharon Fraser, Steve Esson and Aldo Davanzo have created a delectable slice of Italy in the heart of Bangalow. Located on the site where the well-known Urban Café burnt down, The Italian Diner is one of ...

Mullum Music Festival

Multiple venues hosting back-to-back performances to packed audiences for four days: Mullum Music Festival seizes an entire town in stunning style! More than 6000 revellers flood into the hinterland town of Mul...

Artisan Press

Watch Wayne Davis from Artisan Press at work and his unofficial dual job description as mechanic and printer make perfect sense. The four letterpress presses he operates, one of which is a 1898 Challenge Gordon...

Byron Rashie

Designed by clever cookie Leah Wright (the hot brunette pictured on the left), Byron Rashie sports a revolutionary built-in hood that protects your skin in and out of the water. The patent-pending design offers...

Bruns Fish Co-Op

This serene setting is right behind the Brunswick-Byron Fishermen's Co-Op in Brunswick Heads, which is on the Old Pacific Highway as you head north from Byron Bay towards Ocean Shores/New Brighton/South Golden ...

Byron Hula Hips

Late last year I had the great pleasure of taking dance classes from Francoise Schneiders of Byron Hula Hips. I first met this gorgeous woman when I lived in Sydney a decade ago and was delighted to discover th...

Budding DJ

Meet Eva J, an aspiring DJ who was born and raised in Byron Bay. "I have the ability to enhance and shape the vibes of an event or space. My large collection of music drapes itself widely over the spectrum o...

Gurrumul in Mullum

I was fortunate enough to photograph Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu backstage before his impromptu gig at Mullumbimby Civic Memorial Hall a few weeks ago. (One of my photos landed on the front page of Byron Shire ...

Byron Bay Ballooning

A $5 raffle ticket I bought at the 2012 Old&Gold Festival resulted in one of the most memorable experiences I've had since moving here a decade ago. Hovering above Mount Chincogan while watching the sun ris...

Sunrise at The Pocket

It's well-documented in my family that I am not an early morning person but seeing the sunrise at The Pocket before I went Byron Bay Ballooning was definitely worth the effort. Follow Byron Bay Ballooning on...

Meet Shanti

Shanti is often seen walking along the Pacific Highway with his cane between Bruns and Bangalow, where there's seemingly no shortage of passerby's to transport him to his next destination. I first met Shanti, w...

Kids Parties

Another Saturday, another children's birthday party! Follow Live Byron on Instagram....

Mullum2Bruns Paddle

Another clever initiative of the Brunswick Heads Chamber of Commerce, the annual Mullum2Bruns Paddle has become a major event on the North Coast community calendar. More than 600 entrants take to the water in a...

Old&Gold Festival

Each year on the Queen's birthday weekend (first Sat in June), thousands of people take to the streets in Bruns for the Old&Gold Festival. The entire town becomes one giant treasure trove, with 80-odd garag...

Polka Pickets

Had to pull over and take a photo when I saw this cute polka dot picket fence in Mullum. Follow Live Byron on Instagram....

Fabulous Mrs Fox

This artwork appears on the external wall of Fabulous Mrs Fox, a truly eclectic lifestyle shop in Bruns. Owners William and Johanna White have created a visual treasure trove of exotic jewellery, textiles, whim...