Ken Fraser, Lazar, Bourke, Winmar and Ricky

Old Dog was recently the special guest at an Almanac lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms where we launched his book Heart & Soul. He brought some guests whom he’s met along the way. It was a memorable day, as he explains.

Almanac Lunch (with Matt Zurbo’s book launch): Ken Fraser, Lazar, Chicken and Me

Matt Zurbo’s new book, ‘Heart and Soul’, will be launched tomorrow at a lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel. All welcome. Here’s a tasty morsel, written by Matt himself, of what’s in store. Do yourself a favour…

The Odd Friday Lunch – Ricky Nixon: Friday 5th April, North Fitzroy Arms Hotel

This Odd Friday Lunch features guest speaker Ricky Nixon on Friday 5 April at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel. Ricky will discuss his career as an AFL footballer, sports management guru, and the controversies surrounding his various careers.

We didn’t start the ire

Jeff Dowsing’s little ditty on the state of footy (with apologies to Billy Joel).

Port no match for the Cats at Kardinia

Sunday afternoon. I am in the position; the same position I’ve been in for almost a fortnight. In bed, leg up. I have a maroon plaster cast from toe-to knee. I am feeling very Queensland and very Fred Flintstone. And pretty sore. A bowtie-wearing surgeon has put my right foot back together. He is a [Read more]