Almanac Short Story: Moral Dilemma

Barry Mitchell tells a story of that final meeting of coach and player.

Almanac Short Stories: The Coach

Some whimsy from Barry Mitchell. Oh to be a coach! We hasten to add, nothing in this piece relates to anything Barry actually witnessed in his 221-game VFL career.

Short Story: The little Big League

Barry Mitchell describes a Little League experience from the perspective of the smallest of the players.

Almanac Short Story: Pre-season Blues

Barry Mitchell’s short story invites some questions on player-coach relationships. Where are your sympathies in this one? or do we need to know more?

Almanac Short Story: Disservice with a smile

Barry Mitchell captures a modern phenomenon – and one that happens all too often.

Almanac Short Story – I love the races

With a keen observer’s eye, Barry Mitchell brings to life another character of the racetrack in this short story. [Have you seen this person floating around the Spring carnival? – Ed]

Almanac Short Story – I love the punt

Barry Mitchell, Almanac short-story writer and 200 game VFL/AFL player, takes us trackside in this story. It’s the Spring racing carnival in Melbourne… [Telling observations – Ed].

Almanac Short Story: Retribution

When bad boy Boofa Grimes dishes out some treatment to his young opponent, a plan is hatched. Another story from Barry Mitchell.

Short Story: You can’t buy that (introducing Barry Mitchell).

Not every day a 200 game VFL/AFL player bobs up as a writer. Barry Mitchell makes his debut for the Almanac with this short story.