fire Tag Archive

Billabong in Jesmond catches fire


At around 5:20pm on 4 October, I watched a beloved Jesmond bar and hotel go up in flames. At 5:23pm, the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service were called to the Caledonian Hotel...

Charles Boyd’s album More Sex Less Violence, begs the question: tortured soul or horny teenager?


During a summer clean out of the Courier’s office, our illustrious editor and I came across a mysterious airmail package dated from 2016, posted for $2.50 all the way from...

Do people value famous buildings over lives of humans?


Watching Notre Dame being mauled by the unrelenting flames that engulfed the cathedral on 15thApril via live news was a sight to behold for all the wrong reasons. Like a stab to...

Amidst even more wildfires in California, should US policy turn over a new leaf?


Today in the United States, perhaps in the same city or neighbourhood, two children are being raised by their families with the intention that they will one day move out, go to...

Elon Musk’s flamethrowers are not what they seem


Jack Gill dons his flame retardant suite to investigate this bizarre fire sale....

Indonesia ignites


With Indonesia ablaze, Nicole Ang provides a glimpse into what might be the biggest ecological catastrophe of our time...