Almanac Literary: Lament in 2020

Nicole Kelly discusses some of the background information about her forthcoming book, ‘Lament’ in the lead up to its publication in October.

Almanac Footy: Ticket to Nowhere

Nicole Kelly tidied her desk! And found a couple of cards.

The Solace of Words

Words from Nicole Kelly to all of the Almanackers and beyond; words for the soul and self too. An especially poignant reflection on something fundamental and irrepressible yet close and personal to so many of us. [I feel privileged to have read them – Ed.]

Almanac Life: A Digger’s Words

Nicole Kelly fondly remembers her great-grandfather Jack Dodd and shares poetry he wrote while fighting in Tobruk during WW2,

Round 7 – Geelong v Collingwood: Foggy Days

Nicole Kelly has plenty of time for reflection on her daily commute, getting home and watching the Pies have a good win was just the tonic she needed.

Round 5 – Collingwood v Essendon: Catching That Winter Sun

Nicole Kelly spends time with the kids at Port Fairy getting herself ready for the Pies clash against Essendon. The joy of the beach and the winter sunshine were the holiday highlights. Apart from young Daicos, the match wasn’t.

Even Heroes Make Mistakes

Nicole Kelly is a huge Pies fan. And her young bloke Jack is just as fanatical. She faced a tricky situation when, last year, she had to explain Jaidyn Stephenson’s absence to him. Jack came up with a generous assessment. [Welcome Nicole – JTH]