The Big Drive
Published on Mar 30, 2023 by Luke Hunt
Travel across outback Australia with Lindsay Murdoch, Michael Hayes and Luke Hunt, and meet Tim Page in The Big Drive. This is a trailer for a movie which will probably never get made but it was a bit fun to pull together, traveling from Darwin to Tennant Creek, across Queensland to Brisbane, south to Yamba and finally Bellingen.Click here to watch on YouTube..
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Kim Jong-il says it with Flowers
Published on Oct 12, 2008 by Luke Hunt
Few correspondents can match the wit of Sheikh Ya’erbuti, nor his brooding insights into the Hermit Kingdom and the floral arrangements that made itIn North Korea, Dear leader Kim Jong-il has enjoyed a terrific couple of months. He struck oil with the Americans in return for ditching a nuclear power plant, got the South Koreans back to bargaining table, was awarded his first prize in journalism and a floral extravaganza marked his 65th birthday party.The birthday bash surely proved a must for the Pyongyang’s champagne quaffing social elite. A local hybrid begonia has been renamed Kimjongilia and if last year was anything to go by then at least 23,000 potted Kimjongilias went on display.And how do we know about such....
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Quip on Luke Hunt in Iraq
Published on Apr 8, 2003 by Luke Hunt
Funny? You Should Ask, Hosted by Gene Weingarten; Washington PostIn related news, I would like to commend Paula Zahn for her professionalism under pressure and in the fog of war, managing this morning to three times enunciate extremely carefully the name of British correspondent Luke Hunt.Questions? Comments? Admin Note: Try Australian..
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Invading Iraq: Just Surviving Thanks to Waqil and the Blue Flame
Published on Jan 15, 2003 by Luke Hunt
Editors note: Under immense time pressures from the luxury of Kuwait City and the less comfortable surroundings of the northern deserts, the Phnom Penh Post’s indefatigable Kuwaiti correspondent had filed this for his avid fans.KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15 — News-starved hacks in Kuwait City have stumbled across a US military conspiracy of a sort not seen since the invasion of Cambodia. The means are comparably cruel and devious and aimed at controlling the coverage of an Iraqi invasion by weakening the media’s capabilities through boredom and bankruptcies.To explain it costs $5,000 to get a journalist here and kit them out in the latest battlefield colors.Throw in a $1,500 a month per car, a $3,000 a month per diem, another $5,000....
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