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The Wonder Lover – Malcolm Knox (Allen and Unwin 2016)

Critically acclaimed Australian author and journalist Malcolm Knox’s fifteenth book is a tall tale of a serial bigamist.  John Wonder has three wives located in different countries and three sets of children all called Adam and Evie.  308 more words

Pointe-Claire Swim Club builds on its reputation

Pointe-Claire’s aquatic legacy has a new chapter.

The city council and the directors of the recently-incorporated Pointe-Claire Aquatic Club held a ceremony on May 5 to sign a memorandum of understanding between the city and the club. 492 more words

West Island Gazette

5 Australian novels not to miss this month

The next few weeks are busy with loads of new Australian novels being published here in the UK. Here are five titles that have caught my eye. 753 more words

Australian Literature

The Chris Gayle Ambush, #Racesplaining and other Sticky Wickets


By now most of us have seen the video clip of benighted cricketing superstar Chris Gayle–who happens to be Jamaican–flirting with Aussie journalist Mel McClaughlin as she attempts to interview him during a match down under. 2,364 more words

Why the Knox piece fails in every way.

It’s difficult to read respected Fairfax sports journalist Malcolm Knox’s “parody” piece criticising Chris Gayle’s sexist on-air comments to journalist Mel McLaughlin, as anything other than racist. 498 more words