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All posts tagged 2007

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 calendar rather than the Julian one, resulting in the loss of …

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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

Victory’s victory

Geelong Advertiser , Monday 22 October 2007, p. 33. Putting its off-field problems with star recruit Ljubo Milicevic behind it, Melbourne Victory pulled off a narrow two-one win against

Kevin, we are the ones who should be seeing red.

Age, Sport, Monday 3 December 2007, p. 12. Dear Kevin No, I haven’t played the game at professional level, so I don’t know first hand the situations you face every

Victory finals hopes dashed

Geelong Advertiser, Monday, 17 December 2007, p. 42. Melbourne Victory effectively surrendered its chance of playing in this year’s final series when it lost by three goals to one

Overdoing it

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 15 December 2007, p. 39. We sometimes get a very distorted view of Australia’s place in the world from our media. Reading the accounts of the

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