John McNamee

IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

THEY’VE TAKEN THE SIZZLE OUT OF THE BACKYARD BARBY! JOHN McNAMEE LAMENTS THE PASSING OF THE CHARRED CHOP AND THE BURNT SNAG… Dad used to...
HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

WHY THE WORLD OF SCIENCE OWES A MAJOR DEBT TO OUR ORIGINAL INDIGENOUS ZOOLOGISTS JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS A major new book has chronicled for th...
WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

JOHN McNAMEE continues on his journey through an enchanting South Pacific archipelago   It’s probably the most famous coconut shell i...
HOW CAPTAIN JACKA HELPED FORGE THE SPIRIT OF THE ANZACS

HOW CAPTAIN JACKA HELPED FORGE THE SPIRIT OF THE ANZACS

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON A MOVING EXHIBITION OF WARTIME MEMORIES Lance Corporal Albert Jacka, aged 21, had only four men left with him in the...
WHY THE OLD MUSIC MEMORIES CAME ROLLING OUT….

WHY THE OLD MUSIC MEMORIES CAME ROLLING OUT….

A NOSTALGIC JOHN McNAMEE TELLS HOW A CLASSIC SONG STRUCK A FAMILIAR CHORD It was one of those wet Sunday afternoons and a few of us old hand...
FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA’S UNIFORMS IS A VIVID SPECTACLE OF COLOUR AND CULTURE JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS From the gorgeous gold-braided scarlet...
THE ‘PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’ MASK THAT HELPED BARRY BEAT CANCER

THE ‘PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’ MASK THAT HELPED BARRY BEAT CANCER

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON HOW MYSTICAL BELIEFS LED TO A REMARKABLE SURVIVAL STORY Throat cancer survivor Barry Eaton says having to wear a “...