Leigh Sales


Leigh Sales
Leigh Sales anchors the ABC’s 7.30 program and has written two books.



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Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Born again

Society

On a rainy Monday night in Sydney's inner west, Dave Bloustien is testing new material on 50 people who have squeezed into the small upstairs room of a pub. Bloustein is a 33-year-old comedian with wide sideburns reminiscent of Wolverine from X-Men. …

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Checkmate

Society

One recent Sunday morning, Ian Rogers, the greatest chess player Australia has produced, showed up at a small tournament held at the Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, in Sydney’s north-west. Chessboards were arranged on trestle tables in an upstairs function …



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