During my years in the control room putting the Nine Sunday Program to air, inevitably there were mistakes: some more serious than others, usually, though, only the wrong caption name or a misspelling. But inevitably there was an angry outburst from the senior producer of the day that often had a director’s assistant or technical … Continue reading Cricket Australia: The Tamper Crisis
The WordPress.com stats analysts prepared a 2015 annual report for my blog (see below if you want to read the full report). I had fewer posts than last year, due to an increased work load, mostly journalism awards judging, grandchildren minding (a third grandchild was born in September!), and writing assignments for the Walkleys and the NSW Finance … Continue reading My Gonzo blog: 2015 in review
It’s a question everyone is asking: Where were you when President John F. Kennedy was shot fifty years ago this day in November? (The AP photo on the left shows Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Johnson leaving Fort Worth Texas for Dallas on that fateful day.) Nothing dramatic in my case. I was in an … Continue reading Where were you on that fateful day in November?