Tag: Sport

Mysteries of the Track

It’s Friday night, Derby Day eve. I’m no punter, yet I love a racecourse. It is a mystery to me, I know. I like the look of the racecourse, the open space, the greenery of the turf and the white railings circling the tracks. I like the city track for its urbanity. The distant CBD, […]

The Prelim

Friday night prelim Hawks v Cats A glass of red Crispy soft shell crab and a Thai green curry. Go hawks. image pen, ink and watercolour

Calamity in the face of Opportunity…

…..Not my words; I heard them this morning on the radio in a post weekend sports wrap up. A weekend in which the Tigers went down by a point, Cyril did his hammy and Randwick bore witness to an intriguing public spat. The days are mild, the evenings are cold and the heater needs repairing.

The Weekend

The weekend was taken up with rugby, table tennis, auskick, basketball and one game of footy, all in that order. The number of kids attending Auskick at various parks and ovals around Melbourne is truly amazing. Auskick is the hub of community activity on Saturday mornings and the involvement of all those Dads is fabulous. […]