She has hosted, written and appeared in a variety of TV shows including ABC’s THE BIG GIG. She has been a columnist on many publications including the … Nightlife featuring Grand Designs host, Kevin McCloud. Just say I’ve been to almost any country that has a port.” “
 Plenty of money – but no family/friends to spend her final years with. Maguire was named the 2011 Victorian of the Year,[20] He was a finalist for Senior Australian of the Year in 2011 and 2016. “I stopped counting after 100. Radio insiders describe the succession plan as 'the perfect move', marking wholesale generational change at the station. He began his broadcast career with a cadetship at one-time Sydney broadcast mainstay 2UE after knocking back a job offer from his father, John, and spending Years 11 and 12 learning how to write radio scripts. How much will we need to in the future and what options will be around to get us from A-Z? Fordham told industry blog RadioInfo three years ago he tries to act on air as he would if he were approached on the street. Democrats are now plotting to oust Pelosi as Speaker after their House majority shrunk amid her refusal to do a COVID deal as AOC-led squad circles the embattled leader, Biden's odds to win the election hit all-time high of 87% after securing Wisconsin and Michigan, Joe Biden has ALREADY launched a transition website 'so that the Biden-Harris administration can hit the ground running' even though votes are still being counted, Republican pollster Frank Luntz calls his profession 'done' after Trump well outperforms polls for a second election, Twitter has flagged four of Trump's tweets 'misleading' since polls closed - including claim that 'surprise ballots dumps' are to blame for losing lead in battleground states, Furious Trump called Rupert Murdoch to 'scream at him and demand a retraction' after Fox News called Arizona first for Joe Biden - but the media mogul refused to back down, Biden is expected to win in Nevada despite having less than 1% lead over Trump and the final results are not expected until later today, Trump leads Biden by 2.6 points in Pennsylvania with 89% of votes counted - and the final results may not come until Friday, Trump is ahead by less than a 1% point in Georgia after 98% of the votes are counted and the result is expected to be called later this morning, Trump leads Biden in North Carolina by 1.2% with 94% of the votes counted - but election officials say the results will not be known for another WEEK. ‪And Anne Smith said: “I spoke to a lady who was on a cruise we did, and she does the same thing. Angela Catterns is a director and actress, known for Angela Catterns has one of the most recognisable voices in Australian broadcasting. After university, she spent a year in India, a place she would return to many years later. Coral Expeditions planning to sail in Tasmania in December, Oceania unveils its 2022 Europe and North America itineraries. Angela began her writing career as a published poet and advertising copywriter before going on to produce and present in the radio, television, film and Internet broadcast arenas. They were in their eighties,” wrote Wendy Le Bherz White During the Vietnam War era, as a lieutenant colonel, he was commanding officer of the Character Training Unit for young officers. The line’s program includes Ambassador Hosts who teach dance to passengers who are travelling alone or with a partner who may not like dancing. The podcasts are available for download from the ABC Radio Local website. [7][10], The Father Bob Maguire Foundation began in 2003 "in an attempt to gather all my social investments together under one Board of Governance". Wendy and her husband Brendan have two children and live on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, 87 Pitt Street Redfern NSW 2016 Australia PO Box 1536 Strawberry Hills NSW 2012 Australia. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Sometimes their father drank Bay Rum, an aftershave lotion. The culture, landscape and people are truly extraordinary but it is also a country of tragedy with 8 per cent of children orphaned and around 7,000 living with HIV/AIDS," she says. 'He was the president of the (influential talkback host) Stan Zemanak fan club at school. Returning to India, where her husband was working as an ABC foreign correspondent, Sarah wrote the book Holy Cow about her experiences living there. After several years working in commercial radio, Philip returned to the ABC as a regular voice on various ABC Radio stations. Mollie Graham added: “My Dream all my life, whenever I had to fill in a form with the question “what is your occupation?” I longed to write “perpetual sea traveller.” Nightlife: featuring a literary lunch with Heather Morris, Nightlife featuring what it means to love your nation, Fiona McIntosh in Conversation about her book The Pearl Thief, Nightlife featuring the Best TV shows of 2017, Nightlife: storytelling, parenting, and the latest from the US, Nightlife featuring Hannibal's ambush of the Romans in 217BC, Nightlife: featuring the future of mobility, Nightlife: featuring your teenage daughter. Fordham is a trained journalist, unlike Jones - an ex-rugby coach, teacher, farmer's son who viewed himself as an all-round professional broadcaster. The Foundation is engaged in the local community as a grass roots organisation. He is naturally inquisitive, always interested in chatting with real people about key issues and things that are important to them. We revisit General Douglas MacArthur's stopover in the small South Australian town of Terowie in 1942, and learn about St Patrick, the slave owner, in this edition of Nightlife. There are four issues per year, and each issue is packed full of must-read features, including ship reviews, destinations and news about ships and itineraries. He was pipped just once by ABC 702's Angela Catterns, sixteen years ago. A teenage Ben Fordham was obsessed with talkback radio – so much so he began his media career with a work experience stint with Alan Jones at just 15. Angela Catterns had never laid a brick in her life when she travelled to Cambodia for the first time in November 2011, but by the end of a week she was part of the team handing over a house she had helped build to a family in need. Enter for your chance to Win a So..? Find out how to pick the best cabin in Cruise … The documentary premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival on 27 July 2013. [14], Maguire remains active in community work, as the Chairman of The Fr Bob Maguire Foundation. Hear Angela Catterns of 2UE and Cruise Passenger editor Peter Lynch discuss this story here. He helmed the Today Show's sport desk during the Karl and Lisa era, and was the inaugural host of Ninja Warrior. [6], Maguire studied theology at Corpus Christi College, Melbourne, where he received his training for the priesthood, beginning in 1953 when he was 18. [6], Maguire attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School in Armadale from 1940 to 1947. Mrs Wachtsetter has been living on cruise ships since her husband’s death in 1997. The Foundation operates within the City of Port Phillip and currently distributes more than 2,500 hot meals each month. Get your flags ready for Melanie Tait's chat with author of On Patriotism Paul Daley. The shock changing of the guard brings to an end Jones' controversial, decades-long dominance of the AM airwaves. Angela Catterns is a well-known and much admired media personality. Prior to joining the ABC he worked as a lawyer, a ministerial staffer and as a senior journalist. Would you or wouldn’t you? A former political journalist, Wendy is the author of eight books for adults including her best selling novel FAREWELL MY OVARIES, LOVE AND PUNISHMENT and NAGGING FOR BEGINNERS, a how-to guide for women. 'I'll be hoping that Ben Fordham is successful because, guess what? 'Most of all, people have nowhere to live and without a safe and decent home, their ability to earn an income, provide an education for their children and good healthcare for themselves is virtually impossible. Jan 4, 2017 - With thanks to Angela Catterns for sharing this. She lives in the shack because there is nowhere else for her to go. 'I've got some of the biggest shoes to fill that have ever been created in the history of radio,' Fordham, 43, told Jones on Tuesday afternoon. [9], In 1965, Maguire joined the Australian Army Reserve. Nightlife with Helen Shield features the Best TV shows of 2017, Anna George's new novel explores some of the big issues around motherhood - and she'll be Sarah's guest tonight. My dream is coming together” Wendy teamed up again with Angela Catterns on ABC News Radio with a new show called IT’S NEWS TO ME, which recapped the week’s events. I don’t think Tony Abbott has a good voice . Its slogan is "Viva La Bob" and makes many social and pop culture remarks that align it with the fighting spirit of freedom revolutionaries such as Che Guevara and Martin Luther King Jr. 'It's an incredible feeling - I helped build a house for someone!" People interested in finding out more about the build should visit website. He was pipped just once by ABC 702's Angela Catterns, sixteen years ago. Above, Fordham with his wife, Jodie Speers, Fordham with his mentor, Alan Jones (left). Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Arizona election center is forced to CLOSE after Trump supporter's chanting 'count the vote' protest the state being called for Biden too SOON as president closes the gap with more than 400K ballots still to go, 'Do you think we are fools?' The family had to move house a number of times when all of the rent money was spent on drink. [6] The family was very poor, and the young Maguire had to borrow his brother's old services overcoat to hide the holes in the clothes he wore to school, and he rarely had socks. The story of Lee Wachtsetter, the American widow living on a luxury cruise ship at a cost of US$164,000 a year, has sparked a debate among our readers about a permanent life on the ocean waves. 'Life is tough enough when you are poor in Cambodia - but when you add in the stigma of HIV, people are truly marginalised, their jobs are at risk and their children suffer," says Angela Catterns. Our digital publication, is becoming increasingly popular, with more than 100,000 readers a month and 35,000 Facebook followers. The three-bedroom Merewether home sold for $731,000.