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Archived Top Half Times Newsletters

Posted by on Mar 4, 2012 in Archives | 0 comments

  The first edition of The Top Half Times appeared in November 2008 at the St. Andrews Night fundraiser. Two like minded members of the folk fraternity in Alice Springs saw an opportunity to pass on information about folk events whilst having some fun at other’s expense. The idea was to entertain people without hopefully upsetting anyone in the process. Articles that have been printed have been begged borrowed and stolen from around the globe, mucked around with, and in many cases totally “made up”. The issues have coincided with each major folk event that has happened since 2008 and are now...

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Centralian Advocate 17/06/1987

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Archives | 0 comments

Click to view copy from the Centralian Advocate June 17th,...

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Alice Springs News – Remembering Stuart

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Archives | 0 comments

Remembering Stuart By KIERAN FINNANE (Alice Springs News) ABOVE: The re-enactment. BELOW: Bloodwood (from left) Bloodwood, from left, Ross Muir, Barry Skipsey, Scott Balfour, Bob Barford and Dave Evans. They may be a little older and greyer but their voices and musicality are undiminshed. The return of Alice’s much loved folk quartet Bloodwood was a highlight of last Sunday’s occasion which had brought them together on stage for the first time in years – the celebration of the 1860 epic journey of John McDouall Stuart into the Centre. Together with companions William Kekwick and Bejamin...

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