How to play two-up on ANZAC Day

Two-up is thought to have started in the early nineteenth century on the Australian goldfields.  It remained popular for Australian soldiers during WWII and is only played in pubs and clubs on Anzac Day.

* Two-up is legal only on Anzac Day

* It can be played with either two or three coins. * The kip is the piece of wood the coins are thrown on. * The person in charge of the game is called the boxer or ringer.

* A nob is a double headed coin.

* “Come in spinner” is the call for the coins to be tossed.

* The person who looks out for the police in an illegal game is called a cockatoo.

* The object of the game is to spin a pair of heads.

* The spinner must throw heads three times in a row before he/she collects the winnings.

In Byron the best place to play two-up is the RSL.


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Congratulations IELTS Students

We had excellent results from our last IELTS course!

So Far the Spanish students are the only students who have received their results: Hector 6.5, Felix 6, Belen 6.5, Alex 6

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The Spanish students improved a lot thanks to the tireless effort of their teacher Liese, who drilled into them the importance of prepositions, writing and answering the questions!!!

Congratulations guys.

SwaSthya Yoga Wednesdays 3:30 at BBELS

Do you want know more about this wonderful and ancient philosophy? Come and join us!!! Swasthya Yoga class is beautiful to watch, it is fascinating to practise, and it is excellent as a philosophy of life. It is dynamic, it’s strong. It respects and values the body: its beauty, its health, its senses and its pleasure.

Why should students practice yoga?

Yoga can provide students with many benefits such as stress reduction, emotional wellness, flexibility, improved strength, enhancement of the immune system, and improved balance and postural alignment. Those are good things! Yoga is actually easy for anyone to practice, and you don’t have to be able twist into a pretzel!

Friday 13th

In Australia Friday the 13th is unlucky, what about in your country?

Tonight we have our infamous Friday the 13th Party. Gaetan is playing guitar, Max on vocals and other students will join in.

Try and find out if Friday the 13th is unlucky in any other countries…

As always dress-up for some prizes and enjoy the night!

Goodbye Lea

We are very sad to say goodbye to Lea our wonderful internship student. Lea spent 10 weeks learning about the school. She became a master at answering the phones, helping students and writing articles for the blog.

Lea always had a smile on her face and we are all very sad to see her go. Good luck with your travel plans, enjoy Cairns, the Whitsundays and most importantly came back and say hello to everyone in the BBELS family