Almanac Book Review: ‘Stories for Harry & Ray’ by Michael Sexton

Swish has had a read of Mike Sexton’s latest book ‘Stories for Harry & Ray’. He recommends it highly in this review.

Almanac Cricket: Boxing Day Test at the ‘G 50 years ago.

Ever wondered about the tradition of Test cricket played at the MCG on Boxing Day? Glen! provides an overview of its history.

Almanac Books: Finding Jack Broadstock

Researching information about the subject of his biography, ‘The Trials of Jack Broadstock’, proved to be challenging at times for Michael Sexton as he explains.

Almanac Cricket: A Final Session with Barry Jarman

Mike Sexton caught up with Barry Jarman three weeks before he died. Barry was in the mood to reminisce. Here are some of Barry’s stories which sit within Mike’s terrific commentary. [Mighty fine piece. Vale Barry Jarman – JTH]

Book review: the Canberra Times on the Jarman and Grout books

With the passing of Barry Jarman, we revisit Peter Crossing’s review of two highly relevant books – one on Jarman, and the other on the man he was understudy to for so long.

Almanac (Cricket) Books: Wally Grout and Barry Jarman

In what is something of a coincidence books about Barry Jarman and Wally Grout have been published in recent weeks.
[This piece was first published in 2012.]

Almanac Obituary: Vale Barry Jarman

Roger Lowrey recalls Barry Jarman who died in Adelaide last week.

For Those Who Wait – The Barry Jarman Story

The biography “For Those Who Wait – The Barry Jarman Story” is not only a loving portrayal of its subject, a man who captained Australia in one Test match, but also of a time when suburban heroes ruled the world of every young man who loved his sport.