Chesterton in Isolation

A young Chesterton alone in a garden In an article on the BBC website, Worklife (18 April 2020), the British journalist Hephzibah Anderson explored how the life of...

Shedding Light by Switching Metaphors

Greg Sheridan The admiration which the Foreign Editor of The Australian, Greg Sheridan, has for Chesterton is undisguised. He spoke at the 2016 Australian Chesterton conference on the inspiration Chesterton...

Laughter in the Service of Truth – Bruce Marshall

Gary Furnell Bruce Marshall (1899-1987) was a Scottish Catholic writer who became best known for a series of novels with religious themes, beginning with Father Malachy’s Miracle (1931). Two of...

John Coates – RIP

John Coates A notable Chesterton scholar, John Coates (pictured), has died in England at the age of 76. While he produced works of literary criticism on various writers, in...

Bruce Dawe – RIP

It is improbable that Chesterton and the Australian poet, Bruce Dawe (pictured), were known to each other, as Dawe was only 6 years old when Chesterton died in...

Lepanto

An unusual slant on offering a single selection for our occasional series, Desert Island Chesterton, is provided by Garry Nieuwkamp, a doctor on the NSW Central Coast who is...