Confessions of a Disloyal Almanacker

Peter Fuller returns to the Almanac’s pages by sharing a contemplation of this year’s ups and (mostly) downs, especially for Carlton fans. But amid the clouds there are also silver linings. (Welcome back, Peter – Eds.)

Round 8 – Carlton v Collingwood: the despair of deflation

Yvette Hollings has experienced many emotions in her life and they continued for her with the Blues & Pies Round 8 clash as deflation hit her hard.

Round 13 – Fearless: The Bye Rounds #2

Fearless gives his overview of Round 13. His attention is caught by a new haircut, a shag on a rock, a cygnet, and a safety-net.

Round 12 – Carlton v GWS: Delirium at Docklands.

Warren Tapner celebrates the Blues great win in verse!

Round 9 – Fremantle v Carlton: Luck has deserted us

Peter Fuller’s sense of optimism disappeared during the second half as Fremantle got the better of Carlton at Subiaco.

Brutal Blues merely playing catch-up: Pedagogy of the oppressed

E.regnans responds to The Elbow’s piece, with the help of Brazilian educator Paolo Freire. B Bolton is merely doing what any enlightened teacher or parent of young ones would be doing in his place.

Round 6 – Carlton v Essendon: Ugly is the new Beautiful

John Butler suggests ugly is the new beautiful after analysing the Carlton Essendon game.

Almanac Cricket – If It’s Good Enough For Watto…

In much the same way as Shane Watson has seen the writing on the wall, so too has MV Younger. Here he notifies Brendan Bolton, James Sutherland and Ange Postecoglou he’s no longer available for selection.