There’s a slow train comin’

By Warren Nunn Speed's the thing, the headline read. It's 1943, the world is wrestling with the turmoil that comes with global conflict. Only those who lived through that time can know what speed meant to everyone almost 80 years ago. Train travel ruled. Cars were a...

Saying goodbye to a precious friend

By Warren Nunn A tree is best measured when it's down. Simple enough analogy isn't it? But is it adequate enough when it comes to saying something about a dear friend you've known, loved, and respected for 40-plus years? Suzy Watson wasn't into cliches. In what has...

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 were...

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. Bird's The...

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,...