Bob Hawke, Brutalism and Banana Bread: Melbourne Trip 2019

Almanac lunches, Barrie Cassidy, the MCG and a selection of notable pubs: Mickey Randall and company take in the full Melbourne cultural experience, with nods to the departed Bob Hawke, and philosophical consideration of the nature of banana bread.

Life Again Foundation Fundraising Lunch – Spirit of Sport: Spirit of Life

Join Gareth Andrews and the Life Again Foundation for an important fundraising lunch on Friday August 31 at the RACV Club featuring James Sutherland, Chris Judd, Caroline Wilson, John Bertrand AO, Barrie Cassidy and Tony Wilson.

VAFA Premier C – Fitzroy v Peninsula Old Boys: “Bush” Cassidy and the “Tiger Raglan” Kid

Fitzroy took a while to get going, but ultimately were far too good for Peninsula – King George III was on hand to document the game and picked his moment in the Reds Foundation political lunch with Barrie Cassidy and Ged Kearney.

Fitzroy Football Club event – lunch with Barrie Cassidy and Ged Kearney (July 14)

Next weekend sees Fitzroy FC host Barrie Cassidy and Ged Kearney for their annual ‘Political Football’ lunch.

Almanackers all set for Willy Lit Fest this weekend

The Willy Lit Fest is this weekend. Vin Maskell points in the direction of a few sessions involving Almanac contributors.

Balls to ANU

Tony Robb’s CCAE Wombats recently got on it to celebate the thirtieth anniversary of their 1984 flag. Here’s what happened.

Director’s Cut

Recently John Harms had a piece in The Age – a rarity these days – on how people choose their footy teams. Here are a couple of passages which didn’t survive the cut.