little league
Fragments of my life

Little league,loss, longing and lessons in life

South Barwon Little League 1971 It seems such a long time ago. Fifty years next year actually, but my mind often strays back to those golden little league days when all that mattered was an hour or so on a Saturday morning. I was only eight (a baby really) when …

Sport

Ararat Eagles are Heroes

It’s no news to those of us who live in the area that the Ararat Eagles Football Club is struggling.  The writing was on the wall at the start of the year when the club put out a desperate call for players. I nearly wrote about their plight then. I …

Sport

Revenge is a dish best served cold

Collingwood get to play Richmond in a Preliminary Final. It’s been a while. I remember last time. I was ten.  It was the day I learned to hate Richmond.  They were the first team I truly learned to hate.  Hatred for Carlton would come soon enough but their miraculous comeback …