Almanac Life and Footy: Political Football

Matt Harvey tracks the correlation between Carlton premierships in the V/AFL and political success at federal and Victorian levels over the past 50+ years.

Almanac Literary: Adelaide Writers’ Week 2022 – Day 1

Col’s in Adelaide for Writers’ Week 2022, and he reviews the events he attended on Day 1.

Sovereign Borders XI

There’s plenty of defending Borders but no Allans in this XI

AFL Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Fremantle: Upsets everywhere …almost

Paul Spinks was worried the talk and controversy about a home final would prove to be a distraction for the Cats, but it was Fremantle’s hunger that saw them victorious.

AFL Round 14 – Gold Coast v Adelaide: A chat with our newest Prime Minister

Bob Utber has a chat with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd following the Gold Coast-Adelaide game.

Rudd, Lyon, Freo and the Value of Nothing

  by Peter Baulderstone I don’t like the Harvey assassination (Mark not Lee Harvey) and Lyon ascension (Ross not Gary).  Trying to put aside the surprise, emotion and unfairness of the event, I want to put it in the context of our society and our politics in particular.   As the old saw goes ‘art [Read more]