Author Archives: LHenderson

JFK 100

John Fitzgerald Kennedy 29 May 1917 – 22 November 1963 Don’t let it be forgot, that once there was a spot, for one brief, shining moment that was known as Camelot.   The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy. […]

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Born to run

Straight from the Jersey shore, Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen has delivered another spectacular Australian tour down under. Sprung from cages out on highway nine, chrome wheeled, fuel injected, and steppin’ out over the line, he was recently in town to let his music do the talking. But not without leaving us with his political message […]

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George Michael RIP

Freedom! ’90 I don’t belong to you, and you don’t belong to me. Freedom. ***** LHenderson is a communications specialist.

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Pet Sounds doesn’t sound fifty

One of the greatest musical achievements of our time, composed by the genius Brian Wilson. Released in May 1966 by Capitol Records, Brian defined the genre of psychedelic rock. Rolling Stone got it right when they ranked Pet Sounds #2 on their list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, second of course, to […]

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Best of breed in sport

Best of Breed’s top three sporting moments 2015 No.1 Winx Winx smashed Might and Power’s 1997 W.S. Cox Plate track record and recorded the greatest winning margin since Sunline in 2000. No.2 American Pharoah American Pharoah breaks a 37 year drought and wins the US Triple Crown. No.3 Stuart Broad Stuart Broad takes 8/15 at […]

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Right to the front for American Pharoah

Racecaller: They’re off, in the Belmont Stakes. Not a great start for American Pharoah, but he will be set for the lead by Victor Espinoza. So he waits no longer. Right to the front for American Pharoah… And here it is, the 37 year wait is over. American Pharoah is finally the one. American Pharoah […]

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The art of war

ANZAC art at its best. It was Capt. William Frederick Longstaff of Eltham who painted this timeless war gem – Menin Gate at Midnight, 1927 – as his tribute to the fallen soldiers who lay buried in unmarked WWI graves on the battlefields of the western front. Capt. Longstaff was an Australian painter who served […]

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Sixty-three not out

A man who wore the baggy green so well. And still does, as he reigns down on the Cricket World Cup 2015. ***** LHenderson is a communications specialist.

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World’s best asset class produces her best return

It’s not often royalty is born and bred in your home state Victoria. Black Caviar delivered her first foal on 13 September, a gorgeous bay filly, with a white mark on her forehead and two white socks on her front feet! Her investment value? Priceless. The world’s best asset class has just delivered her best […]

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That’s All Right, sixty years on

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s recording of ‘That’s All Right’ (Mama). First recorded at Sun Studio, Memphis Tennessee on 5 July 1954, the song was first played on US radio by DJ Dewey Phillips, and the rest is history. To mark the song’s anniversary, actor and musician Sam Palladio hosted ‘That’s […]

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