Almanac Life: Stuff that happened during Covid lockdown

John Harms has collated the nine short pieces he wrote about home-schooling during Covid.

Almanac Road Trip: Plenty of horses and umpires at Swan Hill but no trains

Track maintenance on the Swan Hill line meant part three of Roger Lowrey’s free train trip challenge was taken by road. Roger reports on the Swan Hill Race Carnival, his punting mates, and other attractions undertaken on his trip.

Almanac Road Trip: Part 3 – More Swan Hill

It’s been bitterly cold in Swan Hill for Col and Meryl but they managed to brave the elements and visit a couple of local attractions.

Almanac Road Trip: Part 2 – Echuca to Swan Hill

Col and Meryl continue their trip along the Murray River as they head for Swan Hill.

Almanac Road Trip: The Mighty Murray River

Col and Meryl Ritchie have taken off on a spur off the moment road trip. This week they camped by the mighty Murray River in Echuca and explored this historic town and its surrounds.

Almanac Life: Onkaparinga Gorge – farts, sticks and socks

Mickey Randall got the chance to wander in the spring sunshine at a nearby gorge with four boys. It left him reminiscing of days gone by and the terrific film Stand By Me.

Almanac Music (Stereo Stereo Stories): ‘Everybody Hurts’ – a road trip to Sydney

Check out Matt Quartermaine’s Stereo Stories post reflecting on his recent road trip to Sydney. A must read!

Looking for someone who did the Nullarbor road trip to get to the Grand Final

  Hi Eagles’ supporters   If you know anyone who did the Perth-Melbourne drive for the Grand Final, or you did it yourself, please let me know.   [email protected]   Would love to hear their story.   JTH

Cream of Cauliflower Soup and the No Repeat Workday

Mickey Randall’s most excellent trip from Adelaide to Melbourne provided many highlights, culinary and sporting alike.

AFL Round 10 – GWS v Richmond: Jack the Giant Slayer

From Benny Hill to King of the Hill! Cheryl Critchley travelled 875 kilometres to see the Jack and the Tigers get downright ferocious on the Giants.

The Beatification of Saint Sandra: The Father/Son mule.

The night before the 1990 Grand Final I was a ticketless 14 year-old in an adequate hotel room in Dubbo. This is how near perfect father/son moments happen.