Almanac (Holiday Cricket) Poetry: Deano and the endless summer

E. regnans remembers summers at the beach when Dean Jones was in his prime. R.I.P. Deano.

Almanac Life: The Crystal Pool

Smokie Dawson longs for the summer, and a visit to the Crystal Pool. Its charms have been passed down through the generations of his family.

Almanac Music: My Calexico Summer

Calexico put on a great musical performance at the Melbourne Recital Centre reports Brian, The Ruminator.[youtube clip added. Ed.]

Almanac Summer: Multi-tasking

Jamie ‘Igor’ Simmons with a little Summer inspired multi-tasking.

Summer Fields

Bert Spinks shares his love of abandoned Tassie footy grounds in majestic surroundings – ” in remembering what has passed, my gratitude is renewed for what there is now”. (Sheer poetry -Ed.)

Deeper Water

  by Andrew Starkie Growing up in the south-west, Labour Day weekend used to signal the end of summer.  The first icy rains and wind would sweep up from the Southern Ocean, turning the camping grounds at the Port Fairy Folk Festival into a sodden, bleak mess. This long weekend, Linda and I put the [Read more]

Standing on the outside lookin’ in

Things have been hectic in the H of S with the tennis rapidly approaching the pointy end of the tournament. Predictably, most of the top ranked players are still in the draw. Perhaps unpredictably, some would argue to the contrary, “our Sam” is not amongst them. This makes Ms Stosur the first seed in women’s [Read more]