He For She

Now I’m sure each and every one of you listened to Emma Watson’s speech at the United Nations. And what a speech it was! At the time of the speech I happened to be at work, and there was a murmur around the office to the effect of “haha isn’t she the Harry Potter girl?”.(…)

Big summer for Australian cricket

Big summer for Australian cricket

Australian cricket is gearing up for one of it’s biggest seasons in decades. The introduction of the Twenty20 matches has created a surge in revenue for players, and has provided the cricket boards around the world with another avenue to attract viewers. This season, Australia will also be hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup,adding to(…)

South-African match still a challenge

South-African  match still a challenge

71-cap flanker Schalk Burger is out of the Springbok side for this weekend’s match against the Wallabies, replaced by Teboho Mohoje. Mohoje has only six professional rugby games behind him, though he’s already been rated as a player of similar calibre to Scott Higginbotham. Either way, the Wallabies have a tough match ahead of them(…)

Crying over Boiling Potatoes

Lots of years ago, (1989-1994) I rode my pushbike around Australia and New Zealand (with my dog) for something to do and now I am attempting to put the stories onto paper. The thing is, this time I have ditched the sequential part of writing the story and am finding the they come out much(…)

Legacy is not only a charity, it is a promise.

I’ve see all sorts of advertising and media stories on Legacy week. An interview I saw on a morning news program a returned service man was talking about his involvement in Legacy and his reasons for doing so. In combat he had lost a good friend who, while he was dying, had asked his friend(…)