Almanac Life: Reclaiming my Stolen Football Youth

Mark Hodgetts details his love, loss and reacquaintance with football and how it has long played a significant role in his life, even when he left the fold of footy entirely.

Almanac Junior Footy: Golden memories of little league glory

Mark Hodgetts is gazing forward at a golden anniversary of eternal glory – albeit on a small scale – the victorious South Barwon Koalas’ season, winners of the local little league in 1971. [Lovely memoir – Ed]