Tune in on Monday mornings at 10 for a great story

Every Monday morning starting on April 12 you can tune in to Silver Memories Radio to hear the serial of Hugh’s book The Great Fletch. It’s the life story of 1960s tennis champ Kenny Fletcher. Hugh has adapted it for radio, and reads it, an episode each Monday at 10 a.m. http://www.silvermemories.com.au and http://www.silvermemoriesapp.com.au   Silver Memories is broadcast by 4MBS into aged care residences.

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Rupert travels Amazon

Can you do us a favour?

After 20 years, I have put up a new edition of my Working for Rupert book as an eBook on Amazon, to be read by people with a Kindle.

https://www.amazon.com.au/Working-Rupert-Written-inside-trying-ebook/dp/B08YNKJKHR

The more people who click on it, the higher it will come up on Google searches.

At the moment it doesn’t appear at all!

You can download it for $9.95 .

But even if you just click on the new cover and read the new blurb and look at the sample chapter, that will help with search engines.

To check it out, click on the link. If you’re on Facebook you may like to put the link up there!

 

 

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Jerry Lewis, Pat Boone, Dame Vera Lynn … and Hugh Lunn

This year Hugh was appointed a Patron of Silver Memories, the national Australian broadcasting service for the aged — thus joining a select group of Patrons that have included Jerry Lewis, Dame Vera Lynn and Pat Boone. Silver Memories is a nostalgic radio station broadcasting 1940s-70s music 24/7 Australia-wide to residential aged care homes and hospitals via satellite. …

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The RAT Theory

September 16, 2020

Forbes Article

Brisbane 1993 Hugh Lunn, Chuck Feeney, Ken Fletcher, Farid Khan, Helga Feeney

My friend Chuck Feeney has finally given away the last of his personal fortune of A$11,000,000,000 to charity!

It took him 30 years to make it — through Duty Free Shoppers (DFS) around the globe – and another 30 years to give it all away, most of it anonymously.…

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The Story Tellers at the Museum of Brisbane arrived 17 July 2020

The Storytellers: Step into the stories of our city

Uncover Brisbane’s histories, myths and tales as told by the storytellers of our city.

Featuring new stories by Victoria Carless, Simon Cleary, Matthew Condon, Trent Dalton, Nick Earls, Benjamin Law, Hugh Lunn, Kate Morton and Ellen van Neerven, The Storytellers creates an immersive and interactive experience combining historical objects, artworks, and written and narrated histories to share Brisbane’s many identities.

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Still in print

The Big Book of Lunn     2 books in 1                                                                  

Over the Top with Jim — the childhood memoir serialised by Macca on Australia All Over

Chosen as one of the “50 books you can’t put down”

Head Over Heels — young love in Brisbane in the 1960s

Lost for Words                                                                                           

Australia’s lost language in words and stories.…

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10 July 2020

State of Origin: The Musical! — which sold out three off-Broadway performances last November at The Princess Theatre, Annerley Road — was due to open just about now at the  Gardens Theatre at QUT in Brisbane. But, because of Covid-19, all theatres went dark.…

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