Another Carlton supporter?

I have just finished a cardigan for our latest granddaughter.  She wont be wearing it until late in winter but I have completed it in time for winter as we have just entered summer here. 🙂 Our youngest granddaughter’s elder sister is a very keen supporter of the Carlton AFL team. The colours for the…

Night Games, turned into something quite different altogether

From the cover: “The Pies beat the Saints and the city of Melbourne was still cloaked in black and white crepe paper when the rumour of a pack rape by celebrating footballers began to surface.  By morning, the head of the sexual crimes squad confirmed to journalists that they were preparing to question two Collingwood…

Auskick. . a particularly Victorian pastime

The blur of movement in this photo was impossible to eliminate no matter how many photos I took.  The kids just didn’t stand still long enough, they were constantly on the move! Auskick is the junior version of Australian Football where they are taught the skills required to play the game of Aussie Rules.    The…

You know you are back in Victoria when . . . . .

Having been overseas for three months you tend to forget how you become immune to the style of your local press.  While I was away I used the internet to catch up on the news in Australia, using the ABC website to get the overall picture. Yesterday I read the Saturday Age,  (a Victorian newspaper)…

RWC update

Well, we are down to the quarter finals and sadly Scotland will not be a part of them.  I think if you have been born a Scot you always want to beat the English but unfortunately it was not the case this time and so Scotland bows out of the cup. The Wallabies are still…