Almanac Book Review – The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018: Women still doing it for themselves

Women are doing it for themselves, writes Cheryl Critchley in her review of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018. Kudos to the whole Almanac community who helped realise this project, with a special shout out to editors Kasey Symons and Yvette Wroby and publisher John Harms.

There’s still time to have your say at the AFL Fans Association Forum

Yvette Wroby and other Almanackers attended the AFL Fans Association Inaugural Fans Forum last Sunday. We were moderators on the day. You have your chance now to have your say, as we all did. Copy and paste and speak your mind. A collated document, without names, will be read by Head Office so here’s your chance to give your thoughts. Clocks ticking. Get them in soon.

The 2017 Premiership has meant so much to so many

Cheryl Critchley remembers the many years of pain that preceded the 2017 Grand Final but focuses on the joy the flag brought to so many, including her dear friend, 89-year-old Marj Doherty who passed in November. Read her touching story.

The Tigers’ Almanac Launch

Fun launch of The Tigers’ Almanac at the North Fitzroy Arms on Wednesday night. Here’s a pic and a few words.

Writers Event: Wilson, Doherty, Hogg, Harms: What is the Word for Word Festival?

The Word For Word National Non-Fiction Literary festival returns for 2015 at Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus. The Almanac’s John Harms will be joined by Tony Wilson, R.M Hogg and surfing writer Sean Doherty in a presentation called; Good Sports: The Technicalities of Sports Writing. Find out more…

Almanac Podcast – Episode 9

Join the crew – Matty Q and JTH and Stone Cold Steve Baker with special guests Cheryl Critchley and Tinsel Tony Wilson as they show that all hours are equal but some hours are shorter than others.

Revolutionary new fans’ organisation and it’s absolutely fair dinkum

AFL fans are revolting … but not in the way you might think, writes Cheryl Critchley. [This could be big…it should be big. Why shouldn’t the fans mobilise? Ed]