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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Anzac Day 2013

A hushed reverence greets the battle weary elders as they take the MCG stage. Between them – numerous campaigns, untold formations, fallen comrades and tragic failed overseas expeditions. A knock about crew bound together by their collective combat experience. Their … Continue reading

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Springtime Dreaming

You’ve got to love the collective fan up against the odds. The Bulldog, the Demon, the Tiger who turns up week after week in the vague hope of victory. Like a smoker habitulised to the filth of acrid smoke sucked … Continue reading

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Torn between two lovers

Club or Partner? The conundrum when your team plays your chosen ones club that no extract from a baboon’s cerebellum injected hours before a game into the love handles can overcome. In the spirit of relationship detente, my partner Erin … Continue reading

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Generals and Oxes everywhere

Expectation, venting, grudge. The round 2 clash between Carlton and Collingwood drew 84,000 fans to the MCG. The ex coach Mick Malthouse versus the former loyal captain and assistant coach Nathan Buckley. It’s pretty obvious Mick Malthouse loves to read … Continue reading

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9 + Lives

Jeff Kennett sold off a lot of things during his time as Premier of Victoria in the 90’s. Power, schools, Gas, Freeways. If only he had got Cabinet approval to sell off his mouth. In the lead up to this … Continue reading

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Hop for your life

The Japanese tourist chose the most poignant moment of the third quarter to stroll, without the need to show his membership card, down our aisle amongst the North Melbourne members to begin taking photos of his “experience” at an AFL … Continue reading

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