Volleys, Blundstones and Thongs: Life in the Shoe-Wearing States

In praise of thongs, the [time honoured-Ed] Dunlop Volleys and Blundstones. Mickey Randall salutes three Australian icons.

Round 20 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: Saints (and Denise) fail to get the chocolates.

Yvette travels to beautiful Hobart to watch the Saints take on the Kangas at Blundstone Arena.

Did you bring a footy?

A story. The miracle of kick-to-kick. The Li sisters give Taz and Bung a lesson in the execution of the drop kick. All with a little help from their trusty Blundstone footy boots.

Round 6 – North Melbourne v Richmond: Thwarted in Hobart – why Smokie Dawson kept his boots on

Smokie Dawson has his eye on not only wearing the white shorts, but taking them off, as he escapes to Tassie with Mrs. Smokie. His plans are scuppered but he enjoys Norths win at the famous Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, nonetheless. [From an editing point of view I’d have to say I’m glad your plans were Smokie – Ed]

History: In search of Blundstone footy boots

Didn’t know Blundstones made them! Well, I’ll be blowed.

Help us do the research; let us know if you’ve ever worn a pair.