Results Are Final / Plain Dealer Haiku contest / like yellow snowflakes

By Murray Murchison The Plain Dealer’s Haiku competition has been finalised and a worthy winner has been found. Mr Dick Bigg, of Bondi Beach, submitted a poem that was unanimously voted as the best of the two hundred thousand entries by judge Cooper Cronk. In the competition, sponsored by Mission Foods, BHP and Hillsong Church, entrantsContinue reading “Results Are Final / Plain Dealer Haiku contest / like yellow snowflakes”

An Open Letter from the Editor in Chief

By Murray Murchison Dear Plain Dealer Readers I’m writing to you in response to mounting criticism that I and the TBPD have received over the judging of our recent limerick competition. As many of you will know, the prize was awarded to my son, Mitchell, who subsequently traded it to me in return for anContinue reading “An Open Letter from the Editor in Chief”