Reflections on a royal wedding and other miscalculations

by Jim Young (author of Any Old Eleven) Thirty years ago, before plastic was invented, the first thing you had to do in a foreign country was make sure your banking arrangements were in order.  In London that meant a trip to The Strand, where the local representatives of all Australia’s banks huddled under the [Read more]

A full day of football

Last Friday, I had a full day of football. It started at 12 noon (well actually, it was about an hour later when host and guest turned up). It was the monthly Footy Almanac luncheon at the Clyde Hotel in Carlton, and Ted Hopkins was the Guest of Honour. Many years ago I was an [Read more]