Lifestyle

EAGLE-EYED EDDIE’S ON COURSE FOR A LIFESAVING EXPERIENCE!

John McNamee meets a remarkable ‘rookie’ For the past few decades, veteran pro Eddie Emerson has become a legend around Australi...

The Polish boy who kept outwitting the Nazis

HE SURVIVED THE GESTAPO AND THE COMMUNISTS  … AND YEARS LATER FOUND HAVEN IN AUSTRALIA AS A WELL-RESPECTED RELIGIOUS PASTOR JOHN McNA...

Running writing….It’s just history now!

John McNamee discovers a literary tragedy… I WAS in my favourite coffee shop the other day and I noticed a shocking clamour coming fr...

Raising the flag on a burning issue

JOHN McNAMEE CAN FINALLY TALK ABOUT AN OUTRAGE WHICH WAS A BLOT ON OUR HISTORY It’s been a couple of months now but still the anger simmer...

MAJOR MILESTONE FOR MEALS ON WHEELS

JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO A WILLING BAND OF VOLUNTEERS WHO HELP IMPROVE THE DAILY  LOT OF THE ELDERLY IT was one of the first visits Carmen Bur...

Thanks for the Mammaries but this strange job advert really dig give me the sh-udders!!

JOHN McNAMEE  KEEPS ABREAST OF A NUTRITIONAL NOVELTY…. SOMEONE pointed out to me the other day what would have to be one of the most...

National Cherry Festival program ‘jam’ packed with red hot events

The town of Young in NSW is gearing up to host the 2011 National Cherry Festival, and this year’s festival program is packed with a great...

OLDER MIGRANTS DOING IT TOUGH

NSA CALLS FOR MORE CARE FOR A NEGLECTED AGEING GROUP JOHN McNAMEE reports A startling new report claims that people from migrant backgrou...

Fred Williams: Infinite Horizons

Landmark Australian art exhibition set to be highlight in Canberra’s tourism calendar The National Gallery of Australia in Canberra is ge...

Bumper and Boney

… THE LEGENDS, MYTHS AND MYSTERIES OF A HARD-NOSED COP AND AN EXILED EMPEROR  By JOHN McNAMEE  IMAGINE it: the squalid rum-sodden st...

An Odd Way of Looking at Whisky

If you’re not satisfied with the way traditional heating methods are keeping you warm this winter, and you’re fond of a tipple, your...

VETERAN AUSSIE COACH KEY TO A NEW CANADIAN GOLD-RUSH!

JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO A LEGEND OF THE SURF AND POOL   THE finely-chiselled bodies of the elite swimmers carve their way smoothly up and dow...

THE KINDLY CARERS WHO DESERVE TO WORK WITH DIGNITY

SPECIAL REPORT BY JOHN McNAMEE   JACK’s emaciated, wrinkled arm was lying outside the bedclothes.

HAVE YOU EVER……

Held a Shooting Star in your hand? Visited a miniature pioneer township? Found out where the story of the ‘Smiley’ Movies started?

WHY COL’S MUSIC IS STILL SUCH A JOYE!!

 JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO ONE OF THE LOVABLE LEGENDS OF AUSTRALIAN ROCK’N’ROLL….. As Col Joye prepares to move into his 75th year o...

SHEDDING A TEAR FOR AN ENDURING EDIFICE! OR HOW LIZZIE THE BLUE-TONGUE SAVED THE DAY!!

“It’s just got to go…it’s a monstrosity,” she said firmly. “Monstrosity?” I spluttered.  

Rugby New Zealand 2011, Tournament Organiser

By Martin Snedden CEO   What can fans expect from the hosting of the world’s third biggest sporting event in a small country like New Zea...

Orchids

Orchids are the most extraordinary plants. In the wild, they grow between rocks, up trees, hanging from cliffs and in virtually every kind o...

WHEN IT CAME TO A NEW TRICK, BOSSY WAS AN OLD DOG FOR A HARD ROAD!

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON HOW LEARNING IS NOT JUST FOR THE YOUNG…..AND NOT JUST FOR PEOPLE EITHER!!!

WHY GRAHAM’S A TRUE CHAMPION OF THE SURF!!

  JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO THE NEW NATIONAL HEAD OF AN ICONIC CENTURY OLD MOVEMENT If Graham Ford thought he was going to get any special...