Do not fret …

By Warren Nunn Fret not.. what does that mean to you? By looking at the meaning of the word, you get the idea that when you fret, you allow something to worry you. Other descriptions suggest annoyance and discontent. You could allow some situation or some person to...

Reflecting on Anzac Day Dawn Service

By Warren Nunn For more than 100 years, Australians have been gathering in multiple locations on Anzac Day,  April 25, to remember those who served our nation. Initially it was to honour those who fell in World War 1, particularly on the beaches of Gallipoli. I joined...

Christmas generosity blesses struggling villagers

Warren Nunn A few lines in an English newspaper highlight the extraordinary generosity of a gentleman that blessed several Suffolk villagers who may otherwise have had a miserable Christmas. In December 1852 (and again the following year), William Francis Farmer,...

Swamp Fox Tony Joe White passes into eternity

Warren Nunn (Updated 4 Nov 2018 with links to tributes. Scroll to bottom of article) It's a hot October morning in Brisbane. I open my email program to a message that Tony Joe White has died at 75. It's only a handful of weeks since I received in the mail a copy of...

Links to articles published elsewhere

Since having been made redundant from Queensland Newspapers in 2013, I have been writing part-time for two Christian organisations ... Creation Ministries International and radio station 96five. There follows links to articles I have had published with them: Creation...

Retracing my tracks across the Nullarbor Plain

Warren Nunn Long rail journeys such as the trek across the Nullarbor Plain used to be something one had to “suffer” to travel throughout Australia. It now takes about 41 hours (including stops) on the Indian Pacific to travel the 2669km between Adelaide and Perth...

The gifts inside that shouldn’t be locked away

Warren Nunn An art exhibition now on display in Brisbane is an expression of the talents of various individuals with a shared, but not-so-common experience. They are prisoners—individuals removed from society for a time—but, given the opportunity to express...

It was no picnic out in the bush for Bororen

But  this tough galloper kept on winning Warren Nunn The wonderful achievements of the brilliant racehorse Winx was given an amusing twist recently when my former Courier-Mail colleague Rob Craddock wrote a lovely article that mentioned the achievements of the...