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MEMORIES OF A SAD DAY ON THE BEACH

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON A TRAGEDY WHICH SHOULD NEVER BE ALLOWED TO HAPPEN AGAIN IT creates an awfully numbing sensation when the sport to wh...

Tamworth – a hidden gem

The Tamworth Region is a hidden gem inviting you to discover the beauty, natural wonders and tempting flavours on offer.

Experience the Great Lakes

Imagine this ….. your own patch of sand miles away from the crowds ….

World Champion of Champions Bowls at Norfolk

orfolk Island is host to the 2010 World Champion of Champions. This championship differs from other singles events in that players must win...

Christmas Island – Australia’s Galapagos

In every direction we look all we can see is red – the roads, the jungle, the footpaths, they are all one seething mass of crimson red...

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...

Vibrant Autumn in Queenstown

As summer melts into autumn, the Central Otago landscape ignites into vibrant colour, mornings and evenings freshen and a touch of magic sce...

Hunter Valley – Australia’s Oldest Wine Region

There’s a point in the Hunter Valley Wine Country, as you take the dirt road up Pokolbin Mountain, where you can look back at the Vall...

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...

Ragu and Red Wine on a Real Roman Holiday

JOHN McNAMEE DISCOVERS MORE THAN ANCIENT GLORY IN THE ETERNAL CITY AS we stood beside the swiftly-flowing brown torrent, the majestic loom 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...

A Tale of Two Buried Cities

JOHN McNAMEE GOES BACK IN TIME IN THE ITALIAN COUNTRYSIDE TO VISIT THE EXCAVATED SITES OF OSTIA ANTICA AND POMPEII IT was mid-morning and t...

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