Let’s forget about today

I am at the Charles Dickens. It’s just past 7. J is at the bar ordering another round. I’m in the corner. I cradle my pint glass as I stare into the distance. Adelaide and Essendon are replicating the epic battle of 1993. Patrons in ill-fitting suits cheer as Taylor Walker casually slots a goal [Read more]

One Tony Lockett

If not for the indecision of the Collingwood board in 1994, I would be a one-toothed Magpie supporter today. Some eighteen years later, after what one would describe as the greatest mistake ever made by the Collingwood board – though the bloodless coup of Nathan Buckley in 2009 may rival it, only time will tell [Read more]