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by Larry
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Jimmy Keevers
Replies: 2
Views: 685

Re: Jimmy Keevers

Jimmy, the oldest of the three brothers. Byron pigsticker, goofy foot, good bloke.
by Larry
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Jimmy Keevers
Replies: 2
Views: 685

Jimmy Keevers

Anyone here an old enough Byron hand to remember young Jim? His funeral is next week. Getting few on the ground these days.
by Larry
Wed May 08, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Another Legend Gone
Replies: 3
Views: 1036

Re: Another Legend Gone

Doyle was a gent, smiled whether he won or lost.

https://peterbowes.files.wordpress.com/ ... /doyle.jpg

Plus he could ring it out
by Larry
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: steve shearer has a problem
Replies: 14
Views: 5148

Re: steve shearer has a problem

You ought to know, Steve, that that piece has been read 23,453 times ..
by Larry
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21861
Views: 2483507

Re: Where did you surf today ?

I had one in 1962 .. I guess things haven't improved
by Larry
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21861
Views: 2483507

Re: Where did you surf today ?

When in doubt of all who surround you ... go deeper.
by Larry
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: The old Realsurf
Replies: 2
Views: 1427

Re: The old Realsurf

Roger remains The Goat. He's been forecasting on the front page for a hundred years. Every now and the we'd bump into each other at Avalon, and depending on the current state of affairs that existed between the local lads and Larry the Avalon surf reporter, would either cross the road to keep out of...
by Larry
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: The old Realsurf
Replies: 2
Views: 1427

The old Realsurf

I kept most of Larry's reports in a scrapbook, and in those distant days if anyone wanted a word they emailed me. I kept them too. Friday 8 December 2000 11:05 am. The Around the Bends Surf Report. 'It's dangerous out there Goat' ... I told him as I was drying off in the carpark twenty minutes ago.'...
by Larry
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Be an art critic
Replies: 58
Views: 12081

Re: Be an art critic

A tapeworm. Know it.
by Larry
Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21861
Views: 2483507

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Steve .. write it up mate, please. I miss your words.
by Larry
Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list
Replies: 38
Views: 8438

Re: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list

updated 1937 - October at Byron Bay: surf skier bitten. 1937 - October at Byron Bay pier: diver bitten. 1958 - January at Brunswick Heads: surfer bitten. 1962 - January at Lennox Head: surfer bitten. 1964 - June at Julien Rocks: fisherman killed. 1968 - February at Brunswick Heads: swimmer bitten. 1...
by Larry
Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list
Replies: 38
Views: 8438

Re: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list

Wubic, I've been googling all day and believing everything I read - it's only bullshit if someone knows better - and the hills are alive old mate, some of the old boys up here still remember Dr John, and I'm f.cked if I know how Dylan scored a Nobel prize for literature and Cormac McCarthy didn't!
by Larry
Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list
Replies: 38
Views: 8438

Re: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list

Thanks lads, the updated list is on petebowesdotcom ... the info is appreciated, especially the early years
by Larry
Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list
Replies: 38
Views: 8438

Re: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list

Lennox Head, was there an attack a year or so ago!
by Larry
Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list
Replies: 38
Views: 8438

Shark attacks in the Northern Rivers: the list

I know it's incomplete ... but this is what I'm going with, just year/month/place .. Bruns to Evans Head. 1964 – June at Julien Rocks: fisherman killed. 1982 – March at Tallows: surfer has his legs bitten. 1993 – June at Julien Rocks: diver killed. 2008 – April at Lighthouse Beach: bodyboarder kille...
by Larry
Sun Aug 14, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Midget
Replies: 25
Views: 5780

Re: R.I.P. Midget

ChrisB ... Try the Trove site, they have most newspapers online.
by Larry
Mon Aug 08, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Midget
Replies: 25
Views: 5780

Re: R.I.P. Midget

Derek H, eat your heart out, you too Rasta.