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LITERATURE

IN BLOOD AND TEARS

There's nothing more I need in a woman's eyes It's a lonely, hollow, comforting feeling Finally knowing that I am empowered and can no longer be conned With the promise of something wonderful That will ultimately be paid for In blood and tears I now appreciate all people without any agenda Other than to laugh and share some joy while we are still here And at the heart...

Listen To Older Voices : David Pepperell – Part 2

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of...

Listen To Older Voices: Mary Davenport – Part 1

 Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced Rob Greaves for Wesley Mission Victoria and podcast through the Toorak Times. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principal of the program is...

Listen To Older Voices : Chris Stockley – Part 4

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of the...

AN AUDIENCE WITH LARRY FLYNT

Towards the close of 1996 I was in Los Angeles at the end of a long trip which had started with a Bruce Springsteen show and interview in Philadelphia. Towards the end I spent one of the most surreal days of my life - breakfast with Iggy Pop at the Chateau Marmont, lunch with Neil Diamond at his studio,...

THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY – RIP DAVID CASSIDY “COME ON GET HAPPY”

It may seem inconceivable that a widow and her five children could become the nation’s most successful pop act, but it is the storyline that dominated the hit television series “The Partridge Family”. This is how it all began. The Cowsills, were an all American family oriented singing group from Newport, Rhode Island. The band was formed in 1965, by...

Mandela My Life is a welcome tribute to a hero, but avoids difficult questions

Detail from Father of the Innocents, from the series, Mandela A Life’s Journey, by John Meyer. Melbourne Museum Review: Mandela My Life, Melbourne Museum. What is the role of commemorative exhibitions that focus on the life of a single change agent I asked myself, as I viewed Melbourne Museum’s latest blockbuster, Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition. The result of an international...

Listen To Older Voices – Hannah Sky: Part 3

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg

Listen To Older Voices : Betty MacClafferty – part 3

 Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Wesley Mission Victoria and podcast through the Toorak Times. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principal of the program is...

KEN ROSEWALL (MBE, AO)

Ken Rosewall is a former Australian tennis player who held a number one world ranking for a total of six years. This living legend from Sydney is considered to be one of the top male tennis players of all time. Despite his phenomenal career, Rosewall came from very humble beginning. Born 2 November 1934 in Hurstville, Sydney, his father Robert...