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Yes, let’s talk about my favourite subject, football. I wrote this article for Australia and New Zealand magazine some time ago, in fact it would probably have been around June 2017 and it appeared in August 2017 in their magazine. Right at the start of the new football season. Of course, the season is nearly [...]


As I mentioned in Mondays post about City2Surf, I had a quiet weekend home alone and spent some of it watching the opening games of the English Premier League on TV. This year though, for the first time since moving to Australia back in 2007, I wasn’t watching it on Foxtel. In Australia, Foxtel no [...]

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A couple weeks ago all the sporting talk in Australia was about the NRL, the details of that one can be found on last week’s post called The Greatest NRL Grand Final of All Time. Last weekend another top Australian sporting event took place, the Bathurst 1000. Bathurst is a regional town in New South [...]


As you know, I was away last weekend, busying myself with 20 Things to Do on the Sunshine Coast. One thing lots of people did last weekend on the Sunshine Coast, in fact all around Australia, was watch the NRL Grand Final. NRL, of course, is the National Rugby League. Personally I didn’t get overly [...]


If you are thinking of moving to New South Wales or Queensland, there’s something you need to know. I was tempted to say that this information is probably more important to you if you’re a bloke, but then I thought better of that. This information is crucial for anyone, whether guy or girl, considering living [...]


On Friday I talked about the things that I really like about Brisbane, in particular the climate and that it is good for its outdoor recreational environment. I have also written a few posts about how Australians love their sports and do take them seriously. This weekend the climate, the sport and the outdoor recreational [...]


Today I would have loved to have told you all about my Saturday night out. Me and a few of my friends took ourselves over to the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane to watch the British and Irish Lions take on the Queensland Reds in rugby union. But, unfortunately, I can’t tell you about it because… [...]


It’s time for another reprinting of an article I did for Australia and New Zealand magazine. And what great timing this one is! At the moment, here in Australia, we are in the midst of a sporting scandal. It has been described as Australian sports darkest moment. In brief, the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) and [...]