Tuesday 15 March 2016

All posts by Roy Hay

Space 3 launched

The third annual volume of Geelong’s own literary magazine Space was launched in the Limelight Lounge by novelist and creative writing lecturer Marion M Campbell on Saturday. Edited once again by Anthony Lynch and David McCooey, the book contains some …

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Financial foul play

Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday, 9 August 2006, p. 39. It’s been a bad few weeks for the image of top-class sport in Australia and around the world. We have had

Sexing birds as holiday hosts

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 22 July 2006, p. 39. Sex and galahs. Have I got your attention with that opening? Well, among the mysteries into which I have

Social capital and our society

Published as 'Ethnics rule', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 20 August 2007, p. 15. The American social psychologist and political analyst Robert Putnam has had a huge influence overseas with his

Receiving a poor reception

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 4 August 2007, p. 33. Listening to the radio last night, I heard that Australian motorcyclist Casey Stoner who leads the current MotoGP championship by 44

Aussie fair go is far gone

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 23 July 2007, p. 15. What has happened to the land of the fair go? It used to be that we judged people on what they

Socceroos’ new adventure

Tomorrow an Australian sports team will embark on a great new adventure. For the first time the Socceroos will take part in the Asian Cup, the championship of

The national capital in winter

Published as 'World stage: Aussies unite behind Socceroos', Geelong Advertiser, Friday 6 July 2007, p. 17. Why would you want to spend time in Canberra in winter people asked

Battling info brain-battering

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday, 16 June 2007, p. 41 Do you often get the feeling that there is just too much information hitting your brain these days? Television and radio

Short political, economic memories

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday, 2 June 2007, p. 37 They say a week is a long time in politics, but the events of the last week suggest that inconvenient memories

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