I’ve just posted to my football blog. The piece is about Ange Postecoglou, the Brisbane Roar Coach – his and Brisbane Roar’s amazing achievements and the proportionate lack of gratitude shown by the Brisbane media. He’s not leaving for money he was offered plenty to stay. I was gutted when I heard Channel Nine ‘News‘ […]Read more "Gratitude"
I saw a poster in a bus shelter this week. It was for a huge, relatively new, chain of renovator’s shops. I think they’re attached to a very large supermarket company. They sell tools and bulbs and paint and nails and bbqs and outdoor furniture. The poster made me laugh. It’s supposed to show us […]Read more "DIY?"
The Darren Lockyer statue was unveiled outside Suncorp stadium in Brisbane recently. It’s a beauty, looks just like him. Now we can remember him the way… wait a minute… he’s not dead, he only retired about 20 minutes ago. I’ve been informed the public are not allowed to lay hands on the statue… while it […]Read more "A sporting Gormley?"
In the last few weeks my workload has limited family time. When I told the wife I was ‘thinking’ about going to the football last saturday, you can imagine her response. I credit the wee yin for the rescue. When she over heard me, she told her Mum she wanted to go too. I’m not […]Read more "taking in the game"