Balcony Banter – ‘Citrus’ Bob Utber: Neville Shute would have been proud

‘Citrus’ Bob Utber is one of the Almanac’s hardy perennials, our respected correspondent from Mildura. He’s also a 30-year MCG Member.


Bob recently penned a piece for Balcony Banter about his visit to the ‘G’ earlier this year. In the COVID era, he reflected on just how and why the MCG is important to him.


Read Bob’s article HERE.



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  1. As Ava Gardner said of Melbourne when she came here with Gregory Peck and Fred Astaire to make the 1959 movie version of “On the Beach” – “I couldn’t think of a better place to make a movie about the end of the earth”.

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