A conversation with Lisbeth Trickett

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Dame Lisbeth Trickett is the popular Minister for Defence and Animal Affairs. She was kind enough to spend an afternoon with me at Lunico’s Restaurant at Trinity Beach. SHC: Dame Trickett, thanks for agreeing to talk. Let’s start with the hot-button issue. Where do you stand onContinue reading “A conversation with Lisbeth Trickett”

Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza

By Paolo Zupp The first shipment of the Quetza range of Beers and Ales has arrived at Dan Murphy’s Smithfield, and lovers of the amber liquid are lining up outside to get their first taste. Herbert Wang (above), of Baja Roca Blanca, was one of the first to pick up a carton of the launchContinue reading “Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza”

Murchison returns from Mexico: chimichangas were disappointing

By Shirley Higgins-Croft The Plain Dealer’s Editor in Chief, Murray Murchison has returned from assignment in North America and has talked about his disappointment with being unable to provide regular reports from Mexico. “The problem is that I’m with Vodaphone,” said Murchison from quarantine in Parramatta Park. “I only seem to be able to getContinue reading “Murchison returns from Mexico: chimichangas were disappointing”

Mitchell’s a grinner!

By Allan Povah The Plain Dealer limerick competition has been judged, and the winner is Mitchell Murchison (above), of Parramatta Park. We tracked young Mitchell down as he prepared to take the soccer field for the Mother of Good Counsel Eagles. When told of his win, Mitchell said that he was “stoked”. “I didn’t think itContinue reading “Mitchell’s a grinner!”