A football-loving dog caught on camera

Frank Taylor sent in a great YouTube video of a dog enjoying the football on TV a little too much.

On this otherwise routine Tuesday, my boys walked to school together

Mickey Randall had a beautiful and touching moment this morning: his two boys walked to school together by themselves. It is one of the big moments in a parent’s (and child’s) life.

Almanac Music: Tamworth – Light on the Hill

Andrew Starkie realises the Tamworth Music Festival is one of the beautiful things in this world that gets him excited to write.

Round 9 – Hawthorn v Sydney: Life takes precedence over footy

Alex Darling perfectly surmises this week’s sincere responses to issues previously undiscussed: “the AFL community has grown up.”

Junior Almanac: The Hidden Language of the Soul

Erin Douglas-O’Loughlin, who dances for madness (An impressively mature, expressive piece – as a great man once said, “How can someone so young sing these words?” – Ed).

On the boundary

Vin Maskell and Paul Bateman share tales of how death illuminates life; and life illuminates cricket. Beautiful reflective story telling. Enjoy.

Man and boy

Time waits for no man – footballers, fans and timekeepers alike. Vin Maskell tells a poignant story of a day spent in the timekeeper’s box.

The DRS of Life

Vin Maskell wonders if life can ever be like sport.

How to Watch Footy, part 8

Presenting a very special edition of How to watch footy from new grandfather Vin Maskell. Congratulations Vin.

The 1993 waiting room

For Vin Maskell, Grand Finals  meant something different after 1993   I haven’t missed the start of the big game since 1977, when the Grand Final was first televised direct.   For a few years it was a time for old school mates to get together. Then it became a time for old school mates [Read more]

The Simpsons as a study of (my) life

by Katherine Giese It has been generally accepted that The Simpsons is a study of life. It may be less widely known, however, that The Simpsons is a study of my life. I’m not a big proponent of coincidence, but believe strongly in fate. Why, then, is my life irrevocably intertwined with The Simpsons? When [Read more]

Pay Up

On Thursday, 24th January 2002 , Derek Guille broadcast this story on his afternoon program on ABC radio. In March 1999 a man living in Kandos (near Mudgee in NSW, Australia ), Received a bill for his as yet unused gas line stating that he owed $0.00. He ignored it and threw it away. In [Read more]