Almanac Yachting: The `87 Sydney to Hobart

Paul Nankivell was an international economist and Sydney knockabout when he found himself among the seafarers of the RANSA and crewing the Hornet to Hobart in 1987. [Nank at his story-telling best – JTH]

Almanac Memoir: The Vientiane Rugby Club

Paul Nankivell recalls Vientiane in all its 1980s expat glory in this amusing memoir ostensibly about rugby. [Mangoplah Cookardinia gets a mention – Ed]

Almanac (Cricket) Life: Jack Mundey and the Right Line

Paul Nankivell first met Jack Mundey in 1971, and then bumped into him from time to time, including one pre-Test meeting at the Olympic Hotel near the SCG when Keith Miller may have been involved. [Great to have you on the site Nank – JTH]

Giddy-Up Gill

They told me this bloke (Nank) had a turn of phrase on him. And they were right. Here Paul Nankivell casts his eye on what we can expect from the regime of Giddy-Up Gillon.