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Glenville Pike
Glenville Pike
Columns | Nov 1st 2004
Champion of the North
He has been and remains a working columnist, author and publisher of things north Australian for over 57 years with 27 books on the north under his belt and over 150,000 sold. In this fascinating story Magnetic Times' resident columnist and rare book wizard, Peter Simon writes about a Living Queensland Treasure, Glenville Pike.
Columns | Apr 18th 2004
Geoffs Place in the 21st century
Geoffs Place in the 21st century
Secrets of old Horseshoe Bay
Strange as it may seem, the attractions of Horseshoe Bay once included petunias and pineapple juice which tasted better than beer.
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Columns | Apr 19th 2002
The Architect who found MI not so natural.
She was Australia's first woman to qualify as an architect and in 1909, fly a glider. A dominating and it seems domineering figure who personally investigated Japan's pre-WWII military and industrial capacity, formed a publishing company and had strong opinions on most things often strangely at odds with those who shared her humble origins. She also visited Magnetic Island.
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Readers comments
Tonia In reply to The ongoing price of Nelly Bay Harbour
It's 14 years since I last visited Maggy. I am shocked by Nelly Bay and saddened. It is insensitive, ugly and juxtaposed to the essence of Maggy. I embrace progress in general, but this is poorly conceived and executed. Shame.
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The poll
Should Magnetic Island commission a sculpture to celebrate the achievements of Julian Assange?
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Great idea No thanks

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