I always thought that the Dunlop Volley worked as well on the dance floor as they did in the bedroom. Its record of excellence commands respect so the recent drop in the quality of this iconic product saddens me.
Author: Rees Quilford
The AB is an Adelaide junk-food institution consisting of chips and Yuros meat covered in a combination of garlic and chilli sauce with lemon juice drizzled over the top. Even if you don’t end up trying one, visiting the North Adelaide Burger Bar is a reminder of what a proper Fish and Chip Shop should be.
I came late to running. I have always tried to keep pretty active and that often included running while training for football or hockey but it was only recently that I discovered the joy of running for its own sake.
Punting to West was more than just recreational. He loved it; loved the thrill of a big win. Loved studying the form lines, looking for something others couldn’t see. Punting defined his existence.
My short story ‘In the hole’ was selected for publication in the 2012 edition of the University of Melbourne’s Creative Writing Anthology, Above Water.
Athletes are motivated by all kinds of things but from my perspective, sport, particularly at the elite level, is the pursuit of satisfaction. Those rare moments when the stars align and you find yourself at the pinnacle of your chosen pursuit provides a fleeting but deeply fulfilling glimpse of soul savouring satisfaction.
The house of my childhood is being demolished. Strangers in HiVis jackets and steel capped boots have already been through with sledgehammers and crowbars to gut the interior and once the bulldozer comes only a pile of rubble will remain.
Interstate train travel in Australia isn’t undertaken for convenience or because it is the cheap option. It is by no means either. No, train travel in Australia is undertaken because that is the manner in which one prefers to travel.
My last swim was swum in the Hawthorn pool last Sunday afternoon.
Having visited a pub-TAB or two in our time, a few mates and I have developed a rule of thumb for betting on the pokies. It’s probably not going to solve problem gambling but it does provide a solid framework for shits and giggles.