Tuesday 15 March 2016

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Good days and bad days in the world game

Published as ‘Crowd antics not manufactured’, Geelong Advertiser, Saturday, 7 April 2007, p. 35 We saw both sides of the world game this week. St Kilda president Rod Butters talked about recreating the atmosphere at Melbourne Victory games to brighten …

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Solitaire man: The games people play

Geelong Advertiser, Monday,26 March 2007, p. 17 Do people play card games at home any more? It is not so very long ago that card nights were a highly

Life kicks on in rural Victoria

Geelong Advertiser, Monday,12 March 2007, p. 15 In the last few years parts of rural Victoria have had to cope with drought, bush fires and floods, sometimes in quick

Boom or bust

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday, 3 March 2007, p. 13 The Australian stockmarket took a dive earlier this week. A needed correction or the end of the most recent long boom?

Timely caution

Geelong Advertiser, Thursday, 22 February 2007, p. 19 I know how those people in Britain felt in 1752 when the United Kingdom and its empire finally adopted the Gregorian

The rise and fall of the coal economy

Published as Coal hard facts, Geelong Advertiser, Monday, 12 February 2007, p. 15. What should be do about coal? For the last 300 years coal has been the critical

It’s time to smarten things up

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 3 February 2007, p. 31. Education looks like it will be one of the big issues at the next election, with both major parties awakening to

‘Break Point’

Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 17 January 2007, p. 21. On Monday there was trouble at the tennis with young men in Croatian and Serbian tops abusing

My Christmas reading

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 6 January 2007, p. 25. One of the joys of the Christmas and New Year holidays is the chance, once the festivities are over, to settle

I’ve seen the future and I’m worried

Australian and British Soccer Weekly, Tuesday 9 October 2007, p. 14. Last month I was at the 25th annual conference of the British sports historians in Stirling and after

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