Just a couple weeks ago, Envision Festival brought a powerful blend of music and environmentalism to the shores of Costa Rica. Our own B. Getz was on the scene, where he was able to catch up with beloved musician Lafa Taylor. Taylor talks about his influences, merging the many styles of music much like the festival itself. With some extensive coverage of Envision on the way, we wanted to share this exciting interview to get fans pumped about the beautiful nature of Lafa Taylor and all things Envision Festival. By blending an incredible array of music, including the smooth merge of electronic and live instrumentation, Lafa Taylor continues to impress.Check out the interview below, conducted by B. Getz and filmed by ATS Photography:
Explore Property agent MaryAnne Law who sold the three-bedroom property for less than $500,000, said she was overwhelmed with inquiry on it from people around the country. “The 75-year-old house was one of the original cottages from the pineapple farm in Horseshoe Bay,” Ms Law said. “The owner had just finished renovating the cottage and that was the theme (Hamptons-style) he was leaning towards. “He loves to renovate older homes and keep them in the character of their era — he set it up beautifully for holiday rental and is now looking for his next project.”Ms Law said the buyer purchased the property sight unseen with the idea to eventually retire there. “An investor bought the home with the intentions of holiday letting the property eventually planning to retire to the Island,” Ms Law said. More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020 Auction success speaks to market confidence This property at Horseshoe Bay on Magnetic Island sold in less than a week.LOCATED on the tropical island paradise of Magnetic Island, this recently renovated cottage sold within a week of being on the market. Polished timber flooring and furnishings hold heritage charm with a neutral colour pallet of white and grey giving it a coastal Hamptons-style elegance. READ MORE Building on confidence in Townsville “They live in South Australia absolutely loved the property from seeing the photos on the net they had friends on the Island inspect the property and purchased the property without viewing it personally. “The marketing went live on the internet on September 20 and the property went to contract on September 25.” READ MORE The property boasts two separate dwellings including a two bedroom house and a second self-contained one-bedroom cottage boasting an alfresco dining and living area. The private backyard also features a sparkling in-ground pool with its own cabana and is surrounded by established gardens with a Citrus Orchard.
Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The three biggest races in cycling will take place in a 72-day span and there will be an overlap of the Spanish Vuelta and the Giro d’Italia if competition resumes in August amid the coronavirus pandemic. May 5, 2020 The head of the three English professional soccer leagues below the Premier League appealed for a “rescue package” during questioning at a parliamentary select committee hearing.English Football League chairman Rick Parry says clubs are facing a shortfall of about $250 million because of the coronavirus pandemic.Parry says “we are heading for a financial hole of about 200 million pounds … by the end of September.”Parry also advocated for salary caps. He told legislators that clubs are spending too much of their turnover on salaries as they chase promotion.Clubs are preparing for the loss of ticket revenue with crowds potentially not allowed back into stadiums in 2020. The Tour de France’s start remains slated for Aug. 29 in the Riviera city of Nice. The season is now expected to end after the Spanish Vuelta on Nov. 8.The Giro d’Italia will run from Oct. 3-25 and overlap with the Spanish Vuelta and prestigious one-day races Liege-Bastogne-Liege, the Amstel Gold Race, Gent-Wevelgem and the Tour of Flanders.The Spanish Vuelta has already been cut short to 18 stages and will start on Oct. 20. That is five days before Paris-Roubaix.The International Cycling Union says racing will resume on Aug. 1 with the Strade Bianche in Italy and be followed by the postponed Milan San Remo classic on Aug. 8.Racing was suspended in March because of the pandemic. ___Health Minister Jens Spahn has defended German soccer’s plans to resume the season with regular coronavirus testing after Hertha Berlin forward Salomon Kalou posted a video flouting social distancing measures.Spahn tells Germany’s Deutschlandfunk radio that “the basic concept makes sense and can also be an example for other pro sports.”Hertha suspended Kalou on Monday after he live-streamed a video of himself greeting teammates with physical contact and bursting in on a teammate’s coronavirus test.Germany’s top two soccer divisions are planning to return this month with a program of regular testing for players. The clubs have also asked players to train in small groups until now and to observe social distancing. They demand “guarantees” and “responsibility” and say the return to action should only happen when everyone’s health is prioritized.The club itself did not appear to be involved with the statement.Players from Spanish league clubs are expected to resume practicing this week and matches could restart sometime in June. All players, coaches and club employees must be tested for COVID-19 before training resumes.___The European swimming championships have been pushed back to next year because of the coronavirus pandemic and will be used as preparation for the Tokyo Olympics. Ten people tested positive last week from the 36 clubs in the top two men’s divisions. That included two Cologne players and a staff member. The club did not put its squad in isolation.___Belgian soccer players and their fans are engaging in a virtual wave to support health care workers and raise money for the Red Cross amid the coronavirus pandemic.The Belgian soccer association is encouraging fans to upload short videos of themselves doing the wave. Just like Belgium internationals Dries Mertens, Thomas Meunier and Jan Vertonghen.The association is giving fans the opportunity to upload videos until June 13. That is the date Belgium was set to play its first game at the European Championship. The tournament was postponed by a year because of the pandemic. All players must arrive alone and in their tennis gear and with their own rackets. Players will have a maximum of six balls and must serve only with their marked balls. All participants must keep their towels inside a bag throughout their stay.___Second-division German soccer club Erzgebirge Aue has put its entire squad in home isolation after a member of staff tested positive for the coronavirus.It’s the first confirmed case in the German league’s second round of testing. It comes a day before a government meeting on loosening lockdown measures to pave the way for soccer to return in empty stadiums.Aue didn’t name the staff member involved. All players, coaches and backroom staff will stay at home ahead of more coronavirus testing on Thursday. Associated Press ___The French Tennis Federation hopes professional players can resume individual training if the lockdown ends as planned on Monday.FFT president Bernard Giudicelli says the protocol proposed was “favorably received by the sports ministry” and could lead to the resumption of training and other amateur activities.Professional players would train on outside courts only at the national training center in western Paris or other approved training centers if approved. The national training center was made available for COVID-19 patients at the height of the virus outbreak.Social distancing will remain in place with all staff on site obliged to wear protective masks. Players will not be required to wear them under the proposed guidelines. The UCI says the dates “remain subject to the lifting … of the restrictions relating to the organization of events put in place by the authorities in the concerned territories.”___The players and coaches on Spanish soccer club Eibar have released a statement expressing their concerns about restarting the season.They say they are “afraid of starting an activity” in which they will not be able to comply with physical distancing.They say they are concerned about getting infected and infecting their family members and friends and worry about the risk of another coronavirus outbreak because of soccer’s return. The Latest: New cycling calendar bunches up biggest races The governing body of the sport in Europe says the championships have been postponed by exactly one year to May 10-23, 2021. They will stay in Budapest, Hungary.The final day is two months before the scheduled opening ceremony of the postponed Tokyo Olympics.The European event had been provisionally pushed back to August when the original dates were not possible because of the pandemic.The championships include swimming, diving, open water swimming and synchronised swimming.___ There were 10 positive tests from coronavirus samples taken last week from the 36 clubs in the top two divisions.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6
TWO AND A HALF MILLION POJNDS— bailey (@DutchFullback) March 7, 2020 I love this man so much— Valentino (@val_cpfc) March 7, 2020 Jordan Ayew has undoubtedly been Crystal Palace’s player of the season so far.Jordan’s last-minute winners, magnificent strikes and work rate this season have greatly endeared the Ghanaian striker to the Palace fans.And having scored the winning goal for the Eagles, for two straight weekends now, Palace fans can’t get enough of the Black Stars forward.His goal against Watford on Saturday, a brilliant strike, was the only one in Crystal Palace’s 1-0 win over the Hornets.Having come at a time where Palace were being dominated, Palace fans went crazy on social media, praising Jordan Ayew for his important strike. THE KINGGGGGG— ` (@BrCPFC) March 7, 2020 🐐🐐🐐— Dan Tennant (@Dan_Tennant_) March 7, 2020 Think I’m ready for a Jordan Ayew tattoo.— Amie (@AmieElle) March 7, 2020 Its Jordan Ayew again and again and againMake that 8 in the League this season— The Fundamentals (@KojoNketsia) March 7, 2020 Jordan Ayew is truly in form chale. he just keeps scoring .Messi’s role model— Enarya🍒💎 (@iamowusuaa) March 7, 2020JORDAN AYEW RUNS THIS TOWN – Benteke assist again 😍😍😍— mitch (@electricwilf) March 7, 2020 Jordan Ayew doing Jordan Ayew things from the flanks where he hates!— j hus stan account (@_Ch33rMan) March 7, 2020The goal was Jordan Ayew’s eighth of the Premier League season and his 24th overall in the English top-flight.It makes him the joint-best goalscoring Ghanaian in Premier League history. What’s the Secret about this Jordan Ayew… I watched him played last week.. and the Truth needs to be told. He is Priceless… What a Complete Player..— Jane Ashley ❤️ (@JaneAsh12365348) March 7, 2020 >>>>pele and Messi and Ronaldo combined— Austin (@daltillidie) March 7, 2020 Jordan Ayew finally with the goal to go level with Tony Yeboah for most goals scored in the EPL: 2️⃣4️⃣.— Michael Oti Adjei (@OtiAdjei) March 7, 2020 He is better than Kane— ok (@imB30067761) March 7, 2020 PRINNNCCEEE pic.twitter.com/uZJB5rsPUU— jayden (@localpla2tic) March 7, 2020