World Cup

Birdsville Hotel

Would you believe it? The Australians thrashed the Netherlands in the World Cup final 6-1 after going 1-0 down. Of course, it wasn’t the football or ‘soccer’ World Cup, it was the Hockey World Cup. No matter, it’s still a fantastic result for the ‘Kookaburras’ as Australia’s hockey team is called. They cruised to yesterday’s final [...]

WC

I’m so excited, the World Cup starts tonight! Now I know a lot of you are thinking it actually started last night, but this is Australia. Game on! Depending on your nation of residence, fill up your beer cupboard (UK) or fridge (AUS) with your brew of choice, put your favourite chair in pole position [...]

indoor football

When I lived in England, which is almost 3 years ago now, I used to regularly play five aside football. I played quite a bit of it actually, two games a week, one on Thursday nights and one on Sunday nights with the games lasting one hour each. And I did that for 28 years. [...]

les murray

On Friday I showed you a couple of clips from former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s farewell speech. The entire speech did go on a bit, way too long for anybody to have to listen to a politician. So that’s why I didn’t subject you to all of it. No, instead I chose to show [...]