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Fiesta San Fermin

Pamplona. Running with the bulls. The Running with the Bulls is an iconic tradition in a small town North West of Barcelona towards the Bay of Biscay. Most people would … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Graduate Job Hunting

You’ve finished your degree, you’ve bought a new suit, you’ve shaved off your beardy and you’ve traded in your shoes with Velcro for ones with laces. Adulthood, being a grown … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pulling the Wool – Richard Gasquet, Damien Oliver

I found myself in a situation recently where I noticed a certain individual “pulling the wool” (PTW) over another person’s eyes.  It made me think. This idiom simply means to … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moonee Valley Racecourse in Heels*

The pinnacle of the Moonee Valley racing calendar occurs this weekend with the Manikato Stakes on Friday Night and the Cox Plate on Saturday. Whilst guides and articles on who to back, … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The 2013 Cox Plate

The Sportingbet Cox Plate is Australasia’s weight-for-age championship over the famous 2040 meters at Moonee Valley. The 2013 renewal features Australia and New Zealand’s finest as well as two internationals … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment


In recent memory we have been blessed with some epic Grand Finals. We have become quite accustomed to seeing Geelong, Collingwood, Hawthorn and St Kilda fight to the death on … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Grand Final Week

There are five seasons in Melbourne; Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring and Grand Final Week. Like all of the seasons, the latter has its own unique weather trends, fashions, events, songs … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Opening a jar

There’s nothing quite like the sound of opening a new glass jar for the first time. That melodious ‘pop’ just before the cap loosens and then the glorious release of … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

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