The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 4: Sod It 

In the bowels of the ‘G, people mill about, wearing confused expressions. What is a man or woman to do when his or her day at the cricket is ruined by the glory of Melbourne summer rain? Jack ponders this question as the rain begins to play a part in determining the outcome of the fourth Test.

Almanac Weekend Reading : 13-15 February

Put your feet up and get into some compelling, thought-provoking and entertaining reads from around the sporting world.

Foody Almanac : How Do You Know You’re In A Melbourne Café?

If you’re not a Melbournian, the city’s café culture can be tricky to negotiate. For our non-Victorian Almanac brethren who plan on visiting ol’ Melba’s Town during the footy season, Emma Westwood’s guide to Melbourne café culture is essential reading.