Familiar faces in strange places!

Well this is a beaut story – which features a Billie Holliday, a Buddhist nun, Brett Kirk and a council bus. [How interesting – JTH]

Almanac Racing: Sal’s Melbourne Cup Preview

Sal is keen on Hartnell in the Cup. Lots of info to digest in his preview here. Have a look and pick your first second and third. [Hartnell is the lay of the day – JTH]

AFL, fair competition and thought: the Bondi Effect

Explaining something to another can be the best way of finding holes in you understanding. Imagine trying to explain the AFL competition to an international visitor. [Have you done it? How did you go?].