LITERATURE

Listen To Older Voices : Wyn Wilson – Part 1

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...

Listen To Older Voices : Ruth Rooney – 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 – Ruth Rooney : Part 1

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...

ROD LAVER (MBE, AC)

Today we celebrate Australia Day, and there is no person in the history of Australian Sport, who is more deserving to wear the title "Living Legend" than Rod Laver.  There is so much that can be said about Laver that a newspaper article just won't do justice.  However, in this one, I will attempt to hopefully give you some...

MARGARET COURT (MBE, AO)

Margaret Court Frank Sedgeman a former Australian Tennis Champion was right on the money when he first noticed a thirteen year old Margaret Court and told her that she was so talented, that she could be the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon. Turn the clock forward 8 years and she achieved exactly that and much, much more over the...

HENRY “HARRY” HOPMAN (CBE)

HENRY “Harry” HOPMAN (CBE) Tennis Icon Henry Christian Hopman (CBE) was a world-acclaimed Australian Doubles and Mixed Doubles Tennis Player and Coach. Affectionately known as “Harry”, he was born 12 August, 1906 in Glebe, New South Wales, Australia to parents Henry Hopman (a school teacher) and wife Jeannie and passed away 27 December, 1985. Up until the age of 13, Hopman was...

FRED STOLLE (AO)

Stolle is the only male player in history who gain notoriety for having lost his first five Grand Slam singles finals, the fifth of which he was leading by two sets to love. Frederick Sydney Stolle (AO) was born 8 October 1938, in Hornsby, New South Wales. Tennis is clearly in his genes, as his father Sandon Stolle was a...

Listen To Older Voices – Rosalyn Thornton: 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 the program...

WENDY TURNBULL (MBE)

Wendy Turnbull (MBE)  (born 26 November 1952) is a retired Australian professional tennis player. During her reign on the court, she won 9 Grand Slam titles, 4 of them in women’s doubles and five in mixed doubles. She is a 3 time Grand Slam singles runner-up, winner of 13 singles titles and 55 doubles titles. Turnbull’s career started at the...

Stripped to the Bone: portraits of Syrian women by Ghada Alatrash

I’ve taken a short break from horror to review Stripped to the Bone: portraits of Syrian Women by Ghada Alatrash, a short story collection peppered with beautiful poetry, and set for the most part in Syria. “Set between war-torn Syria and the West, Stripped to the Bone explores issues of identity, love, strife, courage and resilience in seven fictional portraits of...

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