Almanac Communities: Some reflections on a small town community hall

Allan Barden reflects upon the spirit of the small community hall, the life and soul of many small towns, their activities and organisations bringing immense pleasure over many generations for those communities.

Cricket the social climber

You know what cricket reminds Peter Zitterschlager of these days: a school kid that’s desperately trying to make itself popular.

Beauty pageants, buttocks and badminton

  Heard about the World Badminton Federation’s new dress code edict for women? Almanacker Angela Pippos has, and has a few words to say about it, along with some thoughts on child beauty pageants, royal buttocks and (gasp!) an unmarried prime-minister who has a live-in partner! Check out Angela’s great piece at the link below [Read more]