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More on Long Lost

This weekend was shooting for my daughter’s short film “Long Lost” at Callan Park in Sydney. The film is based on the story of a French soldier, but coincidentally there was an Australian soldier who went through the same ordeal … Continue reading

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More from June Tabor and Eric Bogle

No Man’s Land: Well how do you do, young Willie McBride,Do you mind if I sit here down by your gravesideAnd rest for a while ‘neath the warm summer sunI’ve been working all day and I’m nearly done.I see by … Continue reading

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John Howard, an Apology, and Long Lost

John Howard is a well known Australian actor.  There is also an Australian ex-Prime Minister by the name of John Howard, but we are not concerned with that one here. In 2000 John Howard (playing the part of an actor … Continue reading

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The Band Played Waltzing Matilda – June Tabor

Folk singer June Tabor is as far as I’m aware the first artist to record Eric Bogle’s The Band Played Waltzing Matilda. This is in my opinion the definitive version. We are supposed to learn from our mistakes but never … Continue reading

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Long Lost, a WW1 short film …

… and crowd-funded production, directed by my daughter: The story of the project At the start of 2014, sparked by the funding opportunity Raw Nerve (A Metroscreen and Screen Australia initiative) Kerinne Jenkins (director), Harry Windsor (writer) and Nic Douglas … Continue reading

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