Monthly Archives: June 2015

Photographer of the week – Geoff Pyne

By | June 30, 2015

This week’s Photographer (though he refutes that title) is local Ask Roz Licensee, Geoff Pyne. “Basically I shoot for content on our Social Media pages and use my trusty Smart Phone. Really getting a kick out of it though, and hopefully on the improve” >> To find other great things to see and do in the… Read More »

Blue Mountains Chocolate Festival app launched

By | June 30, 2015

This Friday sees the start of the 3 day inaugural Blue Mountains Chocolate Festival. In support of the wonderful program organized by festival manager Robyn Jackson an optimized mobile app has been launched in association with Ask Roz Blue Mountains. Being an optimized web based app it runs on any mobile phone that has a web browser. On your mobile… Read More »

Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos

By | June 30, 2015

The glamorous story of Australian fashion photography is revealed in Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos, a new travelling display opening at Springwood Library from 11 to 24 July. Springwood Library will be celebrating this event with a morning tea on 22 July and invites fashion-conscious Mountainfolk to enter the spirit of the event… Read More »

Photographer of the week – Ask Roz

By | June 23, 2015

This week’s photographer of the week is Ask Roz Blue Mountains herself. Most photos are taken on an iPhone around the upper part of the Blue Mountains. >> To find other great things to see and do in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon Regions get your FREE Ask Roz Blue Mountains Apple or Android app.… Read More »

Poetry in the mountains is successfully slammed

By | June 22, 2015

The funky surroundings of the Katoomba Library and the offbeat vibe of the Australian Poetry Slam continue to be a perfect partnership. This year’s event, which was held on Thursday 18 June, attracted over 80 people and was hosted by the charismatic 2014 Slam Champ, Zohab Zee Khan – didgeridoo player, harmonica beat-boxer and hip-hop… Read More »

Photographer of the week – Summar Burgess-Moore

By | June 16, 2015

The Ask Roz Newcastle Photographer of the week is Summar Burgess-Moore It seemed more than appropriate that during Hunter Valley Wine & Food Month, Roz featured the work of Pokolbin’s ‘bubbliest’ snap taker whose creed seems to be: Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life………………………..   > Get your FREE… Read More »

Photographer of the Week – John Paix

By | June 16, 2015

This week’s Ask Roz Blue Mountains’ Photographer of the week is actually Videographer  John Paix. John is not a professional Videographer but what he lacks in expensive gear he makes up for with his passion and enthusiasm for the Blue Mountains region. Ask Roz Blue Mountains has regularly featured John’s videos. It’s just on 2 years since… Read More »

Hydro majestic fundraiser venue

By | June 10, 2015

The Hydro Majestic Hotel will be a spectacular venue for the annual Greystanes Disability Services fundraising dinner on July 11. Money raised on the night will go to the service to support and help people with a disability to live an equitable life in the community. General manager of Escarpment Group, which owns the Hydro… Read More »

Outdoor street Art Gallery Opens in the Blue Mountains

By | June 10, 2015

“People speak of the ‘graffiti problem’, but you don’t hear many people talk about the ‘street art blessing’, yet in our opinion that is exactly what it is!”  Jarrod Wheatley, founder of Street Art Murals Australia (SAMA) On Saturday the 20th of June, Street Art Murals Australia, in partnership with the Blue Mountains Culture Centre will… Read More »