On This Day – January 23rd

Where’s the cricket? What’s January without Test cricket or at least an international ODI series? To compensate for this programming disaster, today’s “On This Day” series provides a cricket focus – with a few other bits thrown in.

Almanacker short-listed for the Miles Franklin Award

G’day Folks Great news: Writer Tony Birch, who is best-known around the world for his Almanac pieces on Carlton, has been short-listed for Australia’s premier literary award, the Miles Franklin, for his novel, Blood.  Congratulations Tony. We hope you are kicking with the breeze in the final quarter, and get the four points. (Tony also [Read more]