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Everything Beech Mountain

Facebook Page, Everything Beech Mountain, has been following the adventures of Col the Keeper of the Urn and newly appointed President of the newly named Beech Mountain Association.  Now that the Urn has magically appeared where it definitely […]

Sentinel
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Death of the Sentinel

Since 1925 a large rock formation has stood watch over motorists driving up to the mountain from Tamborine. The Sentinel, as it became known, was a piece of ancient basalt standing beside the upper S […]

Judith Roland
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Judith Roland 

SINCE 2004 Judith Roland has devoted her time to regenerating and caring for the forests and natural landscape of Tamborine Mountain.  She’s up early and is out most days quietly planting, weeding or meeting with […]

David Malouf
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Poetry under the piccabeen palms

How does a poet end up flat on his back?  The culprit was probably a nocturnal digging bandicoot, causing poet B.R. (Brett) Dionysius’s deckchair to tip up at last year’s gala Calanthe Poetry Competition event.  Thankfully, no […]

Chef Alex Fee
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A passion for fine food

WALKING into the dining room at Pethers Rainforest Restaurant is a magical experience, even before you taste the food. In the evening, fairy lights on the verandah create a waterfall effect  as you walk in.  During the […]

Vanessa Wyatt
Our Scenic Gems

A great love of cooking

FOR Chef Vanessa Wyatt, cooking is like breathing, she just could not live without it. The talented New Zealander arrived on the Gold Coast 23 years ago and hasn’t looked back. “I started cooking at […]

Assam Chicken Curry
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Assam Chicken Curry

Serves: 4Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes 2 1⁄2 serves per portion Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil1 stalk of lemongrass, mashed500 g chicken thigh, sliced into 2 cm strips 50 g of tamarind paste2 chicken stock cubes, […]