Geoff Sinclair’s Home and Away Games: Round 3

ROUND  THREE Carlton versus Essendon Saturday, April 10th., M.C.G. (Night) Zip – two to the Bombers. Consequently, relations are testy between me and Tommy Hubble.  Defeat makes us irritable.  He stays indoors doing the managerial side of Huntleigh Mews business, which involves sending one long email (that I know of) to Matthew Knights, the Essendon [Read more]

Geoff Sinclair’s Home and Away Games: Round 2

ROUND TWO Sunday, April 4th, Etihad Stadium Essendon versus Fremantle I roll onto my back, drugged with sleep.  Somewhere away in the distance there is a complaining creak such as a fold-down bed would make.  I extend my arm and let it drop across a hump of sheets and blankets, accumulated during a restless night, [Read more]

Geoff Sinclair’s “Home and Away Games”: Round 1

by Geoff Sinclair I’m out of here. I slide across the seat, side-step the kid asleep in the pusher and skip down the steps a split second before the doors jam me rigid.  I stand on the footpath and consider the situation.  I don’t know what piece of Melbourne I am standing in, but I’m [Read more]