Monthly Archives: February 2011

May Life Ever Be So

It was, at the time, perhaps the most astute assessment of my personality that I’d ever heard. I was in high school – year 10? – and, as I did so often, I was shooting around with a mate while … Continue reading

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So, what if he’s right?

Even if you think that Peter Costello occasionally makes a reasonable point in his column on sportspeople as role models, it’s hard to see his arguments maintaining any real credibility. Let’s consider three of his major points: 1) “It is … Continue reading

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The Rule of Thorpe

In Olympic years, the Australian Swimming Championships double as the Olympic Trials, with the first two swimmers in each race – as long as they swim a qualifying time – automatically chosen to represent Australia at the Games. But in … Continue reading

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