Historic gem shines again

This article originally appeared in the August 2020 edition of The Sandgate Guide   One of Sandgate’s most famous waterfront homes, Cremorne, has been restored to its former glory. Built around the turn of the nineteenth century by John McCallum, the home was...

Back from the brink

It’s been my great privilege throughout my journalism career, to interview many of our service men and women. This story originally appeared in the August 2019 edition of The Sandgate Guide   For many of our brave men and women in the armed services, their...

Exercise a real lifesaver

This is a story I wrote about inspirational cancer patient, Gail Nason, for the Australian Private Hospitals Association in 2019   Gail Nason has spent most of her life as a self-confessed “couch potato”. But five years of battling cancer has taught her that...

Deagon redevelopment off and racing

This story originally appeared in the August 2019 edition of The Sandgate Guide   Planning is on track for a major redevelopment of the Deagon Racecourse with residents encouraged to have their say on the proposed changes. While the site will remain an “equine...

Australian of the Year 2020 | Dr James Muecke

I was privileged to interview the 2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke, for the Australian Private Hospitals Association earlier this year.   In a medical career spanning three decades, Dr James Muecke has performed some of the most complex surgeries on...