I am not a sports nuffy. In fact, that’s the first time I’ve ever used that word. And last.
Dance lessons weren’t too bad. I wasn’t much good but others were worse. The girls from Prendiville College would come over to CBC after school for an hour or so under the eye of a lady who knew all the steps. Continue reading
Death Of A Typographer by Nick Gadd
You like fonts? You like murder mysteries? You like 1970s Dutch prog rock? You’ll love Melbourne writer Nick Gadd’s second novel. ‘Clever, witty and very stylish,’ said The Age. Lots of fun. Continue reading
Golden Boy by Christian Ryan was recently named the Wisden Cricket Monthly best cricket book ever.
Here’s a book review from australianrules.com.au published in 2010… Continue reading
I used to be a five-day-all-day man but I left live Test cricket behind many years ago. The lure of shade, the digital representation of the WACA scoreboard and a more appealing Australian team led me back this week – a couple of hours on day three and 65 minutes or whatever it was on the final day. Continue reading
It felt like I was in a team meeting but I was just on the couch as usual. Perth Scorchers captain Adam Voges was being interviewed a few days before the historic Big Bash semi final at Perth Stadium. He’s learned stuff, he said, from two trial matches and the One Day International played at the new venue – in short the team batting first had won comfortably each time. The Scorchers tend to like bowling first but they’d obviously need to reconsider. Continue reading
The Big Bash has sucked us in. Neat TV package. Fair bit of excitement. Even got us some of us caring about a team. Continue reading
Flicking through the messy australianrules.com.au archive this week I came across this from February 2009… Continue reading
The Big Bash loomed large for me this week. Continue reading