Everyday Obituaries: A tribute to a great Braybrook Doggie

George Cranwell, one of Braybrook’s finest, has passed away at the age of 93. His grandson Matt Curwood spoke at his funeral. [This is a wonderful tribute – JTH]

Grand Final 2016 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Son of the ‘scray

“Until last Saturday I had no idea what it meant, what it really meant, to be a son or daughter of the ‘scray.  But I was soon to find out.” Lovely story from Tess Pryor [featuring 93 y-o George, and grandson Matt – whose Doggy dash from San Francisco even brought him to the Almanac GF Eve lunch – Ed].

The enthusiastic assistant coach

It is 7.45am on Saturday and as a new father with a three month old son I have clocked on for duty, Sophie is off to the Gym and her weekly hour of parental free R and R so I am solely responsible for the safety and well being of one Jack William Dodson. I [Read more]

MY ANZAC DAY – 2012

My earliest recollections of Anzac Day aren’t of attending a solemn dawn service, rather they revolve around my dearly loved and long departed grandmother, still a feisty woman 82 years of age when she passed away in July 1980. On April 25 each year she would sit and watch television coverage of the annual procession [Read more]