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30 07, 2019

Tim Paine: The Poisoned Chalice Of Dreams

July 30th, 2019|Ashes 2019|10 Comments

Australia look stunned. That’s the only way to describe the vacant husks that have replaced the real Australian side. Over five days at The Wanderers, they look like eleven men whose minds are so far from their task that they may as well be on Mars. Tim Paine has barely been back [...]

19 07, 2019

A Cynic’s Review Of The World Cup

July 19th, 2019|World Cup 2019|18 Comments

Ramiz Raja has lost it. He’s frozen mid-pitch, stuttering through a sentence he’s destined never to complete while his eyes plead with the strip for any clue on what to say next. Call it green, Ramiz, dry, a camel, swear on live television – anything – just get the hell out of [...]

7 05, 2019

The Joy Of Keeping

May 7th, 2019|Nostalgia|13 Comments

In The Wind in the Willows, Rat tells Mole, “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” As something of an anchor in open water, boats aren’t a favourite. But it’s a phrase that can be translated [...]