Almanac Cricket: Should I go to the cricket on Tuesday?

With all that is still currently in play concerning the Covid-19 virus, and in light of the now annual debate that surrounds Australia Day, Michael Viljoen wrestles with what might otherwise be a straightforward question – should he go to the cricket on Tuesday?

Almanac Books: Empathy, Race and Australia Day – thoughts based on A Rightful Place, edited by Shireen Morris, & Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race, by Reni Eddo-Lodge.  

Jack Banister responds to the discussions which make up Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge and A Rightful Place: A Roadmap to Recognition by various authors. His review essay is timely. [These are books 3 and 4 in Jack’s 52 book odyssey]

Summer – Quiet, Reading, Silence

Jack Banister’s been thinking a lot about silence, and its been shaping his summer reading list.

Australia’s National Day

On the occasion of January 26 and what it now means, Peter Crossing delves into Australia’s sporting history to look for a suitable date for celebrating the nation that exists on this island continent. [Thought-provoking – Ed]

Australia Way

Peter Baulderstone uses Australia Day to consider our national identity and values, and how that is reflected in our sporting history.

Our National Dish

Peter Baulderstone looks at the state of the nation through the sporting lens in the lead-up to Australia Day.