Milton Tennis Memories YouTube

Click on each name to watch tennis greats talking to Hugh Lunn and Peter Rasey on YouTube. Ashley Cooper won Wimbledon age 21 and married Miss Australia, Helen Wood. He names Llew Hoad as the best player he came up against.…

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All those who donated

To all those who donated to the Kenny Fletcher bust, please watch the following YouTube films and then visit the statue at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson, Brisbane. It has been placed on a plinth in Ken Fletcher Park close to the coffee shop, close to the entrance to Pat Rafter Arena.…

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Statue unveiled at last

The bronze bust of Australian tennis champion Ken Fletcher was unveiled by Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk on Sunday 29 December 2013. Media Article: http://goo.gl/orYkhh

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Ken Fletcher Park youtube channel

The bust of Ken Fletcher in Ken Fletcher Park opposite Pat Rafter Arena at Tennyson was unveiled during the Brisbane International tournament at 9 a.m. on Sunday 29 Dec 2013 by Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk. Click on the youtube box below and it will take you to a variety of little films.…

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New Christmas Story

I have especially written a new Over the Top with Jim story for Christmas. I wrote it for Our Lady of Sacred Heart parish in Sydney.

You can’t read it anywhere else except here!

It’s called The Christmas Visitor.
The Christmas Visitor by Hugh Lunn
It was the day before Christmas and Fred had made so many Christmas cakes, plum puddings, shortbread and fruit mince pies that he was down to his last 70lb bag of sugar.…

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Australian Story on ABC

ABC TV show Australian Story has featured Robert Hoge and his memoir Ugly. I first met Robert when he was four and he had just undergone one of many operations. In the 40 or so years since, I wrote a few newspaper articles about him – when he became a journalist and got married – but now he has taken possession and ownership of his own story, and has written Ugly.…

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2013 Brisbane Writers Festival

IN BRIEF  Friday 6 September 3.30 pm at The Edge at the State Library, “Sporting Nation” with Hugh, Don Watson and Justine Larbalestier

Saturday 7 September 4 pm Auditorium 1 at the State Library, with Robert Hoge’s new memoir Ugly and Trent Dalton and Hugh  

Sunday 8 September 2.30 pm Gallery of Modern Art lecture theatre “Words Fail Me” Hugh with Roly Sussex, Kaylah Tyson, Kelly Higgins-Devine

IN FULL Friday 6 September “A Sporting Nation” with Hugh Lunn, Don Watson (Paul Keating’s speech writer) and Justine Larbalestier (Magic or Madness; Team Human) 3.30 pm at The Edge at the State Library

Saturday 7 September Robert Hoge will talk  about his new memoir Ugly.

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Vale Bille Brown

Vale. Bille Brown. Actor.

Bille was not only a great Queensland actor, but a Rugby League tragic since his days as a referee in his tiny Queensland hometown of Biloela, or “Bilo” as he called it.

He clung to that memory as would a child.…

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