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Oakbank races Easter 2020 – Mickey Randall and Kapunda look out!

Roger Lowrey is rapt the iconic Oakbank Easter racing carnival has been revitalised for 2020. A big week is being planned by Roger to take in all the action of the carnival, so look out punters!

Mickey Randall and an Almanac SA pub crawl: a gestating idea

We think connoisseur Mickey Randall is the perfect person to organise a South Australian pub crawl. He just needs some suggestions regarding itinerary. The principal criterion is heartfelt connection to the pub in question.

Almanac Memoir: Mickey Randall’s birthday

Birthdays are a time for reminiscing, and for Micky Randall many a loved memory has been recalled.

Help needed!: New pubs for Mickey to explore

Mickey Randall is Melbourne next week and would like to visit some inner-city hotels that fit his criteria. Can you help him out with some recommendations?

Almanac Life: My wedding speech, to Claire

Mickey Randall married his beloved Claire last weekend. He shares his wedding speech with the Almanac readership. (A hearty congratulations to you both – from all at The Footy Almanac).

Almanac Life: Another Good Friday in Glenelg

Mickey Randall takes a lazy Good Friday afternoon cruise around town to eventually reach the Broady for a couple of well-earned drinks.

Almanac Life: Bottle and Bird

Mickey Randall had too much time on his hands, as his story tells.

Almanac Beer Review: Prancing Pony and Smiling Samoyed at the Normanville pub

A kaleidoscopic spread of brews crossed the paths of Mickey Randall and Co. at Normanville’s historic pub; some were more palatable than others.

Almanac Music (and Beer): Southwark Bitter – another view

Liam Hauser has never tasted Southwark Bitter, but that didn’t mean Mickey Randall’s earlier piece didn’t hit quite a few 1980’s musical buttons, as well as a family artistic connection.

Almanac Beer: Southwark Bitter

Mickey Randall presents his considered thoughts about Southwark Bitter.

Almanac Life: Things I Like

In an extensive list of moments, people and ideas that ranges from Shane Warne to garfish, Mickey Randall’s list of things he likes is entertaining to follow.

Pub Review: Mount Mary

‘As we all know life is better with goat’. Mickey Randall offers another classic pub review.

The Lake Lap

‘Tis the season for getting on the sun-drenched bitumen! Mickey Randall relays a quirky family tradition amid the memories of driving around Lake Bonney.

Book Review: ‘Lament’ by Nicole Kelly

Mickey Randall reviews fellow Almanacker Nicole Kelly’s recent release ‘Lament’.

Almanac Music: How to Make Gravy reimagined

Mickey Randall listened to a podcast on the ABC related to Paul Kelly’s ‘How to Make Gravy’ that looked at the storyline from the perspectives of Dan and Mary.

Almanac Food and Horseracing: The Bung Fritz Appreciation Society Handicap

Mickey Randall explains the origins of The Bung Fritz Appreciation Society and their involvement in horseracing.

Almanac Life: First Swim

The day was hot, so it’s time for the togs and the first swim of the season as Mickey Randall explains.

Almanac Life: The West End Brewery and me

Mickey Randall contemplates the demise of West End Brewery.

Almanac Life: Onkaparinga Gorge – farts, sticks and socks

Mickey Randall got the chance to wander in the spring sunshine at a nearby gorge with four boys. It left him reminiscing of days gone by and the terrific film Stand By Me.

Almanac Pub Review: In which our heroes discover that the Victoria Hotel is victorious and the Terminus Hotel is terminal

Claire and Mickey Randall took in a couple of pubs in Strathalbyn and encountered contrasting experiences. It seems like the names of the pubs matched their prospects!