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IT’S ALL A QUESTION OF IDLE CURIOSITY!!!!

BUT BEWARE OF PEOPLE FROM THE ‘HAVE A NICE DAY’ SCHOOL OF MANNERS JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON HOW HE TRIES TO DODGE THE DAILY INQUISITION...

WHEN IT COMES TO COLUMNS, SPIRO’S RIGHT ON TOP!!

JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO A UNIQUE RUGBY COMMENTATOR WHO’S ALWAYS ON THE BALL….   HE quotes obscure fourth-century  BC Chinese militar...

A Brush With Death

How a Sydney author’s near-tragedy and a mysterious portrait led to her unravelling a fascinating family history By John McNamee Yvonn...

Flushing Out The Real Bludgers

How a newspaper headline summed up the plight of the would-be pensioners. John McNamee Reports My attention was drawn recently to an article...

Why We’re Lagging Behind

Seniors group welcomes tax break move for older workers and calls for health reform JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS AUSTRALIA has the lowest workforce...

Boomeritis

Boomeritis is a term I learned several years ago while reading an article about baby boomers.

Aussie Ice Icon Under Threat!!!

DON’T CLOSE THE DOOR ON THE BEER FRIDGE ERA!!! A FROSTY JOHN McNAMEE RAISES A TOAST TO A SACRED INSTITUTION SOME people just don’t get...

Copping it Right in the Eye!

 PENSIONERS USED AS ‘POLITICAL FOOTBALLS’ IN CATARACT DISPUTE  “ THE DOCTORS AND POLITICIANS ARE BANGING THEIR HEADS TOGETHER BUT O...

Confessions of a Committed Coffee Drinker….Or How to Order Your Favourite Cappuccino and Surive!!!!

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON A DANGEROUS DAILY MISSION I SUPPOSE when you examine it in depth, the ritual of the morning cup of coffee was never...

Gabi’s Miracle Vision – wife of Fred Hollows

The widow of famous eye surgeon Fred Hollows explains to how she continues the global legacy SIXTEEN years on from the death of her husband...

Courageous Ladies Master The True Art Of Sport!

FORGET THE CONTROVERSIAL SUPER-SUITS, JOHN McNAMEE MEETS TWO WOMEN WHO BRING THE REAL SPIRIT BACK INTO THE WORLD OF SWIMMING  DAWN FRASER...

Along the road of freedom

By Richard Owen   The weathers cooled down and your heading north singing “On the Road again” in perfect harmony.

Energetic Eileen’s a rare work of art!

JOHN McNAMEE MEETS ONE OF THE LOVABLE DOYENNES OF THE CREATIVE WORLD When renowned Sydney sculptor Eileen Slarke embarked on her latest pr...

One more for the road!!

Feared consumer advocate set to do battle again… Former NRMA reformer Richard Talbot talks to John McNamee It may cause some tremors of ap...

How Custer The Kooka Made His Fateful Stand!

A Twitchy John McNamee Witnesses a Battle Royal Among The Snowgums I’ve never trusted bird watchers, or twitchers as they are so aptly na...

Pete’s The Mister Nice Guy Of Nostalgia!

Veteran radio DJ spins a timeless record of Rock ’n’ Roll.

A Young Soldier’s Letters From The Front

Sydney author’s remarkable discovery leads to an historic family chronicle.