Almanac Music: Oh, Richo (and Pearl Jam)

Matthew Richardson, Pearl Jam and Docklands – they all came together to provide an experience from which John Baker’s ears are still recovering.

Almanac (Footy) Memoir: The day Bruce Doull waved at me

In honour of the great man’s recent 70th birthday, John Baker recalls an encounter with Bruce Doull back in 1985.

AFL Grand Final – Adelaide v Richmond: Overseas Correspondence

Middle Australia sent this piece of correspondence to friends overseas. He was amongst the Richmond throng in Bay M12 as the Tiger Army belted out the theme song throughout the evening.

India v Australia – Ranchi Test: Selection Advice from Middle Australia

Middle Australia has strong words of advice to the Chairman of Selectors ahead of the third test in Ranchi.

Australian Cricket’s Woes: A letter to afar

Middle Australia offers some thoughts on the malaise of Australian test cricket. Time for some to spend a day or two in the room of mirrors.

Cricket and Politics

Middle Australia is perplexed about Warnie being touted as a potential Australian coach.

Middle Australia on Cricketing Trends

Middle Australia introduces you to the new trend: Collapse. With it’s chief ambassador Shaun Marsh.

Almanac Olympics – Middle Australia Calls Time on the Olympics

Middle Australia with some sensible proposals to ‘streamline’ the Olympics

Round 9 – Fremantle v Richmond: Pre-match in Latin

Thank the Lord for pathos, logos, Richmond and Freo says Middle Australia – and he should know.

Middle Australia Supports Adam Scott

Middle Australia has spoken, Golf does not belong in the Olympics and Adam Scott’s patriotism is not defined by his no show.

Almanac Cricket: Middle Australia and the Science of Swing

Blundstone wearer – our resident biomechanist and general sports scientist and claimer of the ground of Middle Australia – demystifies the pink cricket ball with a bit of straight science. [Very clear, Middle – JTH]

AFL Round 16 – Richmond v Brisbane: Memories of Templestowe and other things football

The game of footy between the Tigers and Lions may have been mediocre, but Middle Australia brings us some memories and thoughts which are not.

Middle Australia Comments on Cricket and the Winter Olympics

Middle Australia questions the cricket and casts a stern eye over subjective sports. Who needs style?

Australian Open: Oh Bernie

MIddle Australia speaks on behalf of Middle Australia regarding the disappointing end to Bernie’s Open.

Middle Australia selects the Ashes Test Team

Can anyone come up with the likely team for the First test? Given that Watson and Rogers are likely to open, here is my prediction and perhaps why – The Editor.

Middle Australia offers it advice hotline

Middle Australia offers advice for all Australians (but particularly Collingwood supporters).

Middle Australia comments

Come on, we’re all thinking it, Middle Australia has the guts to say it: Franklin doing a Le Bron; the silence at Subiaco; men playing netball; Mick Malthouse. You know it makes sense.

The Middle Australia Report: Melbourne and Tanking

Middle Australia outs himself and then defends the enemy. Strange days indeed.

Middle Australia: Which way is up for Essendon?

Who’d have thought such rigorous, reasoned thinking would come from Middle Australia (and that The Editor of The Middle Australia Report is a Bombers fan is a nice complication).

Middle Australia tells us not to worry: it’s Essendon.

Middle Australia says the penalties for all this stuff will be harsh but that we shouldn’t be concerned: it’s only Essendon.