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Friday, December 4, 2020

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From the editor: lazy long weekend

It was great to see so many people smiling and enjoying the warm weather over the long weekend. My brother and I went for a day trip to the Central Coast to...

From the editor: chaotic week on roads

A driver miraculously survived, while a mother and her young child suffered minor injuries, when a car drove off a cliff at Bar Beach.

From the editor: The Happiest Man on Earth

I have spent the past week reading The Happiest Man on Earth, written by 100-year-old Holocaust survivor Eddie Jaku. In the book, Eddie recalls his experiences as a prisoner at Auschwitz concentration camp...

From the editor: high-profile visitors to region

We have had some high-profile visitors to the region this month. Firstly, it was Thor, aka Aussie celebrity Chris Hemsworth, who was spotted in the Upper Hunter at both Scone and Gundy. For...

From the editor: there’s just one problem with spring

This spring weather is right up my alley – it’s now warm enough to just wear a t-shirt and shorts and sit outside without getting roasted by the sun or carried away...

From the editor: check in on your friends, family

I’ve written countless articles on mental health during my time in the media. I previously covered the start of Where There’s A Will foundation in Scone, which is doing some fantastic initiatives in...

From the editor: celebrating Father’s Day

I think it’s fair to say I’ve not always had a super close relationship with my father. We have different personalities and approach certain things from a different angle, which led to quite...

From the editor: band’s 75th anniversary

The 75th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific (VP) Day was acknowledged at the weekend. It commemorates Japan’s acceptance of the Allied demand for unconditional surrender on 14 August 1945. For Australians, that meant...