Dr Mumbo

The world’s longest serving guest columnist?

With summer now turned to autumn, Dr Mumbo notices that Sunday Life, the magazine inserted into The Sun-Herald in Sydney and The Sunday Age in Melbourne, appears to be no closer to finding itself some permanent columnists following the departure of Sarah Wilson three months ago and Mia Freedman two months ago.

There has, however, been a development. Stand-in columnist Jacinta Tynan, whose column has been labelled with the starburst “summer columnist” for the last few months now has a new label – “guest columnist”. But still no sign of a permanent replacement.   

Which must make her one of the longest serving guest columnists in publishing history.

Go on Sunday Life, give Jacinta the gig. After all these months, surely she’s earned it…


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