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Growing Old Disgracefully

1 March 2008 9,254 views One Comment

Growing Old DisgracefullyIt’s going to happen to us all eventually and how we cope with it may, in the end, define us.

For some growing old is a spiritual experience, for others there’s nothing transcendental at all about the experience.

Some rage against ageing while others have a good laugh at their own expense.

Contributors to Growing Old (Dis)gracefullyshare their experiences, hopes and fears, insights and otherwise on life on the other side of fifty.

The contributors are Peter and Heather Beattie; Robyn Williams; Robbie Swan; Quentin Dempster; Phil Brown; Hal Alexander; Ian Pike AO; Anne Deveson AO; Ian McFadyen; Geraldine Doogue; Wayne Swan; Graeme Leech; Susan Kurosawa; Paul Wilson and Robyn Lincoln; Mike Coward; Paul Comrie-Thomson; Bill Leak; Jim McElroy; Julliane Schultz; David Lord; Barry Oakley; Julie Macrossin; Damien Cornelius Murphy; Margaret Fink; Anne & Gerard Henderson; Ross Fitzgerald; Lyndal Moor; Peter Kogoy; Martin Sharp; Gerry Connolly; Diane Young; Paul Buon Giorno; Lady Debra MacMillan; Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton.

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  • Warren Boland said:

    ABC 612 Brisbane (Brisbane)
    Weekends (Saturday) – 25/09/2010 – 11:14 AM
    Warren Boland
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    Author Professor Ross Fitzgerald discusses why people hate Collingwood. He says the dislike of Collingwood originated because they were so successful as well as being known as the Catholic football team supported by Archbishop Mannix. He says hatred of the team has carried on from this time and comments that Collingwood supporters are not always the most savoury people. Fitzgerald says Collingwood supporters are extremely loyal to the club.
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    Interviewees: Professor Ross Fitzgerald, Author
    Duration: 10:42