When Trevor Dickinson was commissioned to create a mural for The Young Street Hotel in Carrington, a nickname for the town came to mind.
"They had this wall in the cafe that was doing nothing. It's in front of where the jazz band plays. They wanted it to be a feature wall in the restaurant," Trevor said.
As he discussed ideas for the mural, he recalled that some people refer to Carrington as "Carrodise".
"I thought I'd make Carrodise a bit more permanent on the wall," Trevor said.
We're not sure of the origins of the Carrodise nickname. We wondered whether locals used it in an ironic way. Or whether it's because Carrington is a bit of an island.
The colours Trevor used for the word Carrodise do have an island feel. They're giving off a Bob Marley-type rasta vibe.
The mural - which is a work in progress - also has a sunset as the backdrop.
"It's meant to look like a kind of rich sunset, even though you get sunrises in that part," he said.
It's meant to reflect the feel of "the evening coming on".
"The lights are on around the awning. I wanted to make it feel a bit like that."
The word Carrodise is meant to "jump out with the right colours, with the silos in the background".
When the band isn't playing in that part of the pub, the idea is to encourage people to hang out there and perhaps take a few selfies with the Carrodise word.
When they do so, they might just feel like they have a little piece of Carrodise all to themselves.
Great Dunny Hunt
In the TV series Seinfeld, George Constanza had a knack for finding the best public toilets across New York.
He knew where all the "magnificent facilities" were.
In Australia, when using our most proper vocabulary, we do like to refer to toilets as dunnies.
Which explains why the Continence Foundation has organised the Great Dunny Hunt.
It is urging people travelling around the country to pinpoint the best unmapped regional public toilets.
To contribute, you can register the location of regional public toilets on the National Public Toilet Map website or app.
The map already lists more than 19,000 toilets, but the foundation believes there could be thousands more not on the map.
It's a timely campaign now that state borders are open and people are taking more family holidays, road trips and weekends away.
Wonder where the Hunter's best public dunny is?
What did one toilet say to the other? You look flushed.
Why did the toilet roll roll down the hill? To get to the bottom.
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