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Coasting : Issue 7 Jan 2010
10 central coast • new south wales COASTING HISTORY DAVISTOWN RSL CLUB IS GAMBLING A PROBLEM FOR YOU? G-LINE (NSW) IS A CONFIDENTIAL, ANONYMOUS AND FREE COUNSELLING SERVICE. FREE CALL 1800 633 635. THE DAVO DAVISTOWN RSL CLUB MURNA RD DAVISTOWN 4363-0199 www.davistownrsl.com.au THE DAVO KEVIN BORICH friday 15 january kevin borich, lucius borich from cogg plus harry brus on bass tickets members $20, non members $28 RICHARD CLAPTON saturday 23 january australia day weekend special. doors open 7.30pm. tickets $28 AUSTRALIA DAY tuesday 26 january running races, thong throwing, jumping castle, pie eating contest, live music and lots more. starts 11.00am JOHN PAUL YOUNG & ALL STARS BAND friday 12 february love is in the air valentines weekend special tickets members $28, non members $35 meal & show members $63, non members $69 CURRY NIGHTS monday nights beef satay, butter chicken, lamb rogan josh, thai fish curry or chicken korma. includes beer, wine or soft drink. $12.50 NICOTINELL 15% OFF FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER STOP SMOKING NOW! ASK THE FRIENDLY STAFF AT MEGA SAVE HOW? MAKE THE NEW YEAR A HEALTHY ONE! Use combination therapy and almost double your chances at quitting, patches all day and gum when you get those cravings to help you on your way to a healthier life. c8636471-3Dec Woman on the Mountain MY dad moving us to Erina put the country in my soul for good," Sharyn Munro said as she flicked through the happy snaps of a Central Coast childhood. The award-winning short-story writer, freelance writer and passionate environmentalist returned to the Central Coast late last year to promote her new book, Mountain Tails. She noted that although development in the area had transformed the once-rural town, some things at Erina had not changed. "The privet still smells the same. And the smell of the orange blossom just takes me back to Erina. We ate ourselves silly on oranges and tomatoes growing up here," she said. In 1955, when she was aged seven, Sharyn's father, Frank Munro, moved the family from Sydney's Rydalmere to a rural property on Carlton Road, where the playing fields for Central Coast Grammar School now stand. "At Erina Creek we had to cross a rickety bridge, and I often waded around Carlton Road with my tunic tucked into my sensible navy bloomers, with a school case on my head, collecting leeches, thigh high, to By DAVID STEWART HOME COMING: Sharyn Munro during a promotional visit at Erina Library where she spoke about her two books and life "on the mountain". Picture by Aaron Brown. HAPPY DAYS: Sharyn, aged nine, in the Wamberal sand hills, in 1957. "
Coastal Life 17th Dec 2009
Issue 8 Feb 2010