Haiku Bob Rd 4: last of the snow

It’s fair to say I’m a little confused. Not (just) because I’m on the other side of the world while my beloved Pies enjoy their most purple of purple of patches in living memory! As a haiku poet, I’m a captive of nature and the cycle of the seasons. It’s as it should be. Part [Read more]

FPS Report RD 4: Normal Service has been resumed; thank you for your patience.

I suppose I will reach a point where Magpie domination of one sided games becomes boring but it won’t be for a while. In sixty years of following Collingwood I don’t think we have ever looked this dominant. Both of our two previous premierships, 1958 and 1990, were followed by pretty ordinary seasons. The two [Read more]


Dimmer says we’re “a fair chance” tonight against Collingwood. Humble supporters can be a tad more realistic. A Tiger victory over Collingwood is about as likely as Bob Brown receiving an invitation to the BHP Christmas picnic in December. At least I can do it in comfort tonight. I like my normal seat at ground [Read more]

Friday night footy provides the only moment of normality in sad Numurkah

  School holidays are meant to be fun. It gives us a break from the tedious and strenuous amount of work, a chance to sleep-in, a chance to hang with your mates and catch up on a lot of sillyness. Sadly, a group of Numurkah boys took that a bit too seriously last Saturday night. [Read more]