Pool Sunset

Words and picture by Martin Reeves “As he emerged from the water, the swimmer’s lane-rage of moments ago dissipated as he glimpsed the setting sun over Fitzroy”.

Tennis: Leconte as a commentator? Allez! Allez!

Not being your bona-fide modern tennis fan, it takes something out of the ordinary for me to sit and watch the Australian Open for extended periods. Mine is the world of grass courts, Lecoste shirts, Dunlop Volleys and ‘serve and volley’ games. Aside from the latest Damir Dokic rant, I rarely take notice. But Channel [Read more]

Soccer: Demetriou overreacts to World Cup talk

By Martin Reeves The 2010 World Cup in South Africa is just around the corner, but it’s Australia’s 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids that are dominating the headlines as the culture wars are reignited on the Australian sporting landscape. At the centre of the latest war is an Australian of Greek descent, representing the [Read more]