Monthly Archives: November 2013
Can you hear them? Nope. Me neither. England’s ‘Barmy Army’ have fallen strangely silent. I wonder why? I am not getting too ahead myself, however. I figure that the English cricket team’s cheer squad are probably enjoying the extra day off, resting their vocal chords in readiness for the second test which starts in Adelaide next […]
You saw him here first! Our Jack hits the big time, following his ‘Byzantine Gai’ Waterhouse illustration for The Sport History Project.
Well done! I had a good chuckle this week over some of your responses to the question I posted on Sunday: In 1991, a St Kilda fan threatened to lodge a complaint against his club with the Victorian Department of Consumer Affairs – Why? Deb thought it was because of “False advertising? Breach of promise […]
The St Kilda Football Club were in the news this week. No, not that news. What I have in mind is much lighter. In case you haven’t caught up, they have appointed a new coach – Alan Richardson. I have a soft spot for Richo – he played for Collingwood after all. And I know many – […]
Now, my intention with this blog is to bring you bits and pieces from around the world, across time and about different sports. I don’t intend for this to become a blog all about badly behaved racing crowds. BUT! after last week’s Nika Riot blog, I received a comment that made me think there might […]
I have been given to understand there is a horse race happening in Melbourne some time tomorrow. I know this because stocks in the company Fascinators-R-Us have skyrocketed in the last few days. Yes. A poor attempt at humour. But not so humorous – yes, a poor attempt at a segue – was the outcome […]