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My father’s bridge

August 27, 2012


Twelve years ago this month a bridge was named in honour of my father. Seven years ago this week The Age ran a story of mine about the bridge. The original story was nearly 1200 words. I had to quickly get it down to 600. Here’s an excerpt from the published story: My father’s bridge […]

The 1993 waiting room

October 1, 2011


In 1994 The Age published a piece of mine about Grand Final Day 1993. Not surprisingly, come the last week of September each year, I remember that day, and my Mum.   I haven’t missed the start of the big game since 1977, when the Grand Final was first televised direct.   For a few […]