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On the road to the grape escape

John McNamee meanders around the Victorian vineyards and samples some heady nostalgia FRANK was just like my old man, a country town-born â€...

Cruise & Travel with John Pond ©

RETIRE ON A CRUISE SHIP If you are one of the many seniors that has discovered the joys of cruising and look forward to your next holiday o...

THE BITTER PILL OF THE RISING COSTS OF MEDICINE

ANALYSIS BY JOHN McNAMEE The other day we went into the chemist to buy some Glucosomine in the hope that its long repeated use would help e...

WHY WE WERE TOASTING THE LONG LOST GLORY DAYS…

By  JOHN McNAMEE I was having lunch with a few old journo cobbers recently at the Manly Wharf Hotel and discussing the old times.

SURF ORDEAL COULD HAVE CRIPPLED HIM FOR LIFE…..

BUT A RETIRED SCHOOL PRINCIPAL THANKS SURF LIFESAVERS AND MEDICS FOR SAVING HIM FROM LIFE IN A WHEELCHAIR John McNamee reports AS they care...

KNOCK KNOCK!! IT’S A BAD JOKE FOR OLDER AUSSIES

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON SOME VITAL ISSUES AFFECTING OUR AGEING POPULATION Vulnerable older Australians have lost out badly in a move which c...

The Macleay Valley Coast

Located at five locations along the Mid North Coast of NSW, The Macleay Valley Coastal Holiday Parks’ has something for everyone.

WHEN IT COMES TO TV, IT’S THE SPORTING LIFE FOR ME!

JOHN McNAMEE reports from his well-worn armchair MOST of us at some stage of our lives wish we could be someone else….just for the d...

BOOMERS’ BONUS IN THE BILLIONS!!

SPECIAL REPORT BY JOHN McNAMEE JUNE’S daughter was shocked. “But Mum, you can’t be serious, you CAN”T be selling your car!” “Wel...

BIG-HEARTED BIKERS DIG DEEP FOR A GOOD CAUSE

THE CHAPTER OF CHARITY! John McNamee reports A special group of “bikies” on the NSW far north coast has every right to be called “Ange...

NEAR-MISS ON THE NULLARBOR…

JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO A VINTAGE MOTORBIKE RIDER WHO HAD A NARROW BRUSH WITH DEATH DURING AN HISTORIC ROAD RALLY HEAVY rain was pelting down...

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...

Australian women underestimate heart disease risk

Thanks to the hugely successful fundraising campaign that sees our supermarket shelves stacked with pink-packaged products every October, Au...

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...

Dr Sandra Short introduces the definitive dental treatment: Bridge-On-4

Losing teeth can be as devastating as losing a limb. If you’ve lost any teeth as an adult, especially if it’s a lot of teeth, you may f...

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...

Get off the Highway to another World…

a blend of tranquil hideaway & vibrant village…a world famed for beautiful sunrises &

BYRON STILL BOASTS ITS BEATNIKS, SURF BREAKS AND THE KOMBI VAN BRIGADE

BUT JUST DON’T TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH TOWN IN A HURRY REPORTS JOHN McNAMEE The late winter sun was peeping around the spectacular white t...

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