‘Puppy play’ is about to begin. Leads are unclipped, tails wag furiously then the puppies leap into the centre of the room. Bums are sniffed, snouts are licked and puppy wrestles break out left, right and centre.
Author: Rees Quilford
A piece about Nahla’s adventures at puppy pre-school, “My place: Worries of daily life replaced by laughter” was published The Sunday Age on 26 April 2014.
Rummaging through twenty years of underwater hockey memories was an opportunity to reflect on my time in the sport. The act of cataloging my spare gear led me to a number of realisations.
Seeing Vampire Weekend from the unlicensed section give me a new perspective on the live music experience.
If I were you, getting a dog isn’t something that I’d be entering into lightly. Nahla joined our family nearly six months ago. That little chocolate Labrador has changed our lives.
Tucked away on strip of white sand on the tip of Cape Gloucester in North Queensland is Monte’s Reef Resort. It’s where Justin and Brigitte chose to exchange vows.
The round robin is finally over. Nine games over six days for six wins, two draws and a loss means that we finished third in our side of the draw. A quarterfinal appointment with Colombia is locked in.
Whether it is a recommendation from a friend, seeing a poster down at the pool or joining a club at University, all underwater hockey players remember how they found their way to the game.
The Australian Elite teams arrived in Eger nearly a week ago. Anticipation builds and builds so that by the time the competition actually comes around you are a bundle of nervous energy. The trick is not letting those nerves affect your game.
Most of the Australian teams have been holed up in Eger for five days now. In my spare time I decided compile an Underwater Hockey themed mixed tape.