Almanac Memoir: Seeing Lou Richards as a young fella

Jim Johnson tells the story of the efforts to which his family went to see Collingwood and Lou Richards at Vic Park in the late `40s.

In the tree tops with the ruckmen

Carolyn Spooner finds a perfect relationship between the very best of football’s big men and, thanks to a trusty copy of Shrubs and trees for Australian gardens, many particularly characterised Australian trees.