Arnold Nunn, a beloved uncle and consummate conversationalist

By Warren Nunn, Arnold’s nephew. Arnold George Nunn will be remembered by many as a consummate conversationalist; a warm and friendly gentleman who embraced everyone as if a personal friend. It seems impossible that anyone could dislike him, such was the comfort...

Ken Russell, an all-round champion, and other CQ racing identities

©Warren Nunn Ken Russell at Callaghan Park in 1980 when he rode Panard to win the Rockhampton Cup. His dad, Gordon, far right, trained the horse and Ken’s brother Bill is holding the horse. The man with hat in hand is Panard’s owner Noel Howard. The late...

Heady days at Callaghan Park

©Warren Nunn NOTE: This is a lengthy article with several images and clippings that those with a connection to Callaghan Park should find interesting. Other Callaghan Park articles include Grass track opening | Newmarket win | Jungle Hunter completes double | and...

There’s a head for every hat worn (© Warren Nunn)

© Warren Nunn Jan 2021 The above came to me as a saying and I submit I may be the first to publish it. I love to play around with words and sayings. No surprises there given I’ve been in journalism (newspapers mainly) since 1972. When chatting with a friend, we...

Rockhampton’s early history

By Warren Nunn OK, I admit it, I’ve become really interested in history. When I was gifted a book on Rockhampton’s early history, I could not put it down and read it in a couple of days while also making copious notes. First published in 1904, J. T. S....

Special food the Goodenuffs now won’t eat

By Warren Nunn Let me tell you about the people known as The Goodenuffs. They were a people brought together on what some might call divine principles. Many generations ago The Goodenuffs gathered together under a banner of love, co-operation, and, like many others,...