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Hughie Lunn was inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame in Melbourne on 16 November 2018.
This week online magazine Grey Matters published my feature article about the great gift of living a long time. If you want to read it, click on this link.
The Weekend Australian on 21-22 April, 2018, published Hughie’s story about a remarkable woman. It is titled “On Ho Chi Minh’s trail with Madame Sipiere”. The story attracted much reaction, including this comment: “Christine’s humanity and strength of character shine like a beacon throughout the story”.…
This speech was delivered in unusual circumstances as rain leaked from the ceiling into the classy Patterson Room at Suncorp Stadium that Saturday morning. A gigantic storm had struck Brisbane that morning. It was so huge and sudden that Police called on motorists to stay home; cars were washed away; and even the Eagle Farm races had to be cancelled
It is 50 years since Hugh was in the middle of the Vietnam War. While some in the book industry say “books have the shelf life of yoghurt”, Hugh’s Vietnam: A Reporter’s War is now published by HarperCollins. This memoir of 1967-68 covering the Vietnam War as a Reuters war correspondent took 17 years to find a publisher — University of Queensland Press — but has never been out of print since.…
COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED. Read on. Twenty years ago the above sandstone carving by Brisbane sculptor Dr Rhyl Hinwood was erected at the University of Queensland to celebrate the successful publication of some of Hugh’s books by the University of Queensland Press (UQP).…
- Remember when Aussie tennis players made a racket for all the right reasons? February 26, 2019
- Winner announced 4 April 2016 January 26, 2016
- Never out of print 2017 May 8, 2016
- Ross Livermore Lecture – The Origin of THE Origin July 13, 2016
- 50 Years Since The Day the War Was Lost April 3, 2018