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Pilot Tim Howes captured these dramatic images of two whirlpools off Lennox Head beach on Thursday.

Rips form whirlpools at Lennox Head

DRAMATIC photos of the ocean churning water and sand into whirlpools off Lennox Head beach have been captured by Goonengerry pilot Tim Howes.

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Former editor of the Byron Shire News Digby Hildreth.

Topic of Cancer: Stay alive, and wait for the second chance

The Angel has been out of the country this week, taking with her the laughter that's laid down the irresistible life-enhancing rhythms for my dance with cancer.

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Oh poobah, I'm so sorry to read that Digby ... I'm picturing you on the beach with your son late afternoon when I was sitting waiting for an Osprey shot and you telling me one of the blessings was your relationship with him. I freaking hate those heart...

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SKY SHOW: A supermoon can appear as much as 14% larger in the sky and 20% brighter.

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BE PREPARED to be mooned this weekend; in fact, get ready to be supermooned. Tonight the moon will be both bigger and brighter than normal.

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If the article mentions that the supermoon will rise early, then isn't it worth doing that extra little bit of research and doing a thorough report? (P.S. The moon rises at 4.57pm)

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This 12-week-old kitten, named "Little Sweetie" by vet Elizabeth Teakle, was deliberately set on fire and suffered serious burns to 30% of her body. She is pictured with RSPCA officer Alistair Hill.

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