Monthly Archives: August 2014

Patterson continues form at Queensland raceway

Werris Creek racer Garnet Patterson has strengthened his position in the 2014 Formula 3 Australian Drivers Championship at the fifth round of the series at Queensland Raceway, Ipswich over the weekend (9-10 August). After missing the setup slightly in qualifying, Patterson continued his strong run of form in Race 1, finishing fourth outright and first in the national class - pulling the best move of the...

Uke beauty

Sally Alden The Quirindi Ukulele Festival may have been postponed until March next year, but the Quirindi Ukestra, which meets every Thursday evening is harmonizing full steam ahead with the group presenting two special music events at the end of this month. One of the groups coordinators, Katie Cherrington is thrilled the local group will offer a house concert a Bob’s Shed in Quirindi and a ukulele...

Cartoon Dave visits Quirindi

Jared Beaman TV personality, author and illustrator Dave Hackett, known also as Cartoon Dave, dropped into Quirindi last week to share a few tips and tricks about cartooning to local students. Dave is known for his regular weekly television appearances on Channel 11’s Toasted TV and Channel 7’s It’s Academic, but has also written and illustrated a large quantity of picture books and is soon to release...