keywords: My Football Team Is Hopeless

  • AUSTRALIA

    It comes down to Trafalgar Square

    • Morag Fraser
    • 26 June 2006
    1 Comment

    As the first anniversary of the London bombings approaches, people celebrate England's football victory, and Trafalgar Square is under repair. Celebration and cleaning mark the resilience of London and its refusal to allow fear to dominate public life.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Respecting Australian rules

    • Kerrie O’Brien
    • 12 June 2006

    Kerrie O’Brien tells the story of Martin Flanagan.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    A sporting chance | Seven last words | Dutch (er, Russian) courage

    • Rosie Hoban, Morag Fraser, Kate Stowell
    • 31 May 2006

    Thoughts from Rosie Hoban, Morag Fraser, Kate Stowell

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Butchering words

    • Brian Matthews
    • 31 May 2006

    A friend of mine, fond of fashioning his own brand of aphorism, announced one day, after what he claimed had been a long period of research, ‘butchers are much given to bullshit.’

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  • RELIGION

    Letter from James

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 22 May 2006

    Football teams, empires and prime ministers rise and fall but, it is said, God’s word abides forever. True, but the books of scripture themselves also rise and fall in popularity.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Don't run out on modern sport

    • Tom Cranitch
    • 18 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Contemporary cricketers think little of dropping the ball at their feet and setting off for a run. Graeme Wood, a pioneer in this practice, was misunderstood by team mates and a cricket loving nation.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Looking through the cracks

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 14 May 2006

    When men are cooked for, the call is for lots of fried red meat and spuds, with bacon featuring everywhere. But when they take to the stove, it’s a different story.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Home run

    • Marcelle Mogg
    • 10 May 2006

    Marcelle Mogg on the MTC’s Take me out.

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