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NOUGAT THE FEARLESS

CELEBRATION RATHER THAN CELEBRITY When I was a child my hero was a film star, Stewart Granger. My husband John’s heroine was the beautiful Debra Paget. Now, March 28th, 2019 we share the identical hero,...

HELLY’S CELEBRITIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY – DR KIT PEDLER

DR KIT PEDLER “THE IMPERFECT GAIAN” “I have a fire in my belly – a force inside me I didn’t think was possible.” But when I meet DR KIT PEDLER in his quiet farm cottage...
Celebrities. Famous people. Actors. Glenda Jackson

HELLY’S CELEBRITIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY – GLENDA JACKSON

Tags: Celebrities. Famous people. Actors. Glenda Jackson THE FORMIDABLE GLENDA JACKSON CBE ‘AS SOFT AS AN OLD MARSHMALLOW’ After her recent 1976 gory divorce, which English icon Glenda Jackson, 39, describes as “An issue of personal...
Celebrities. Famous people. Actors. Timothy Dalton. James Bond. 007

Helly’s Celebrities of the 20th Century

Tags: Celebrities. Famous people. Actors. Timothy Dalton. James Bond. 007 THE SENSITIVE OO7 Even before I meet 42-year old TIMOTHY DALTON, ALIAS JAMES BOND 007, in 1988, I know I have a battle on my hands...

NEW BOOK – HANDY HISTORY OF BRIBIE ISLAND

When I retired to Bribie Island from Sydney in 2003 I soon became fascinated with the rich history of this small place. This is the “The Cradle Site of Queensland” but there was virtually...
Celebrities. Actors. Famous people. YBONA PRICE

Helly’s Celebrities of the 20th Century – YBONA PRICE

Tags: Celebrities. Actors. Famous people. YBONA PRICE SPAGHETTI OR NAILS? Most teenagers like to conduct a little rebellion against their parents. Few, however, can have seen it get so much out of hand as England’s YBONA PRICE....
Celebrities. Famous People. Actors. OMAR SHARIF

HELLY’S CELEBRITIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY – OMAR SHARIF AND THE 35 STEPS

Tags: Celebrities. Famous People. Actors. OMAR SHARIF When Omar Sharif introduced me into the glamorous world of international contract bridge in 1969, little did I suspect that he had set into motion a chain reaction which...

A REALLY GREAT READ

I doubt that there are many avid readers who have not enjoyed one or more of the mainly African themed novels by well-known author Wilbur Smith and I think that it would be accurate...

ENTERTAINERS OF THE Island – RICK DALTON

From when I began this series in 2017, I have been surprised at just how many former members of well-known bands from the ‘60s and ‘70s now live and still entertain in the local...
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Music Review – Erin May

Earlier this year, local band Erin May featured as “Entertainers of the Island” in this magazine and I remember thinking at the time when I wrote the article that this was a band that...

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