Haiku Bob: nowhere left

autumn night Pendlebury shifts attention from the cold     wind halves the moon a perfect pass intercepted     misdirected kick the man-mountain brushed aside     spring sun dusting the screen to watch Pendlebury     leaves skip past Didak turns out of trouble     Pendlebury gathers on the wing a leaf [Read more]

Tin-arse Collingwood have the law on their side

Wednesday night and I’m at the Celtic Club in Melbourne. I love how Australian Irish Clubs, especially the Brisbane one, make you feel like you’re down the road from Bewley’s. I think it’s the crosses carved into the wooden staircases and the blokes in cardigans with soup stains on their ties. The drinkers all look [Read more]

Floreat Pica Society Match Report – 2012 Round 8 CollingWOOD versus Geelong

Round 8 Floreat Pica Society Match Report – CollingWOOD versus Geelong. wood (noun) 1. the hard, fibrous substance composing most of the stem and branches of a tree or shrub, and lying beneath the bark; 2. eternally promising Collingwood ruckman who features far too prominently in the FPS Danny Roach votes and not often enough [Read more]