Monthly Archives: November 2013

One Perfect Day I’ll get your Telegram

Geoffrey Blainey’s book The Tyranny of Distance has rightly entered the Australian psyche as shorthand for an important facet of Australian history. Australia IS a long way from everywhere else – half a world away from the ‘mother country’, England, … Continue reading

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Australia’s World Cup era 2006 – 2014. Was it Just a wogball moment?

Australia qualified for the 2006 World Cup in Germany by winning the Oceania group and then beating Uruguay in a penalty shoot out. And then there was that moment deep in added time in the round of sixteen when Italy … Continue reading

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