Tag Archives: Australia

Banking around the world.

In both Australia and Korea, I’ve never really enjoyed going into banks, for different reasons. In Australia one always feels you’re being rushed to get your business done as quickly as possible, that your presence is almost an irritation to the bank. I usually find the staff very good, especially over the phone, where I [...]

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Australia vs England. '10'11. Series Wrap.

The Ashes, and for us Australian’s I’m glad to say it’s over. With England giving Australia a 3-1 spanking, it’s highlighted both how far the Australian team has weaken and the English team have risen. Making no excuses, Australia lost to a much better and well rounded sided. Let’s have a look at the Ashes [...]

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Well done Beer.

I’m not sure how he did it, but Michael Beer is making his Test debut today in the Sydney Test in the fifth and final again England. As I predicted (or closer to requesting) Beer will surprisingly make his Test debut after only a handful of first-class games for Western Australia. While it’s great to [...]

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Gulp… Just when you thought things were getting better…

Not something I expected to see near the end of day three at the MCG. Nor do I ever expect to see anything like this for the next 100 years of Test Cricket.

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Beer!

I’m glad to see the Australian cricket selectors have been listening to my suggestions and have included West Australian left arm spinner Michael Beer into the Australian XII. I should have stated that I was merely joking to have Mr. Beer in the XII, but no doubt the pick was prompted as another attempt to [...]

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Now I'm not talking too much about the cricket!

Ugh… not much to say about the cricket other than then English boys gave the Aussie’s a spanking that I’m sure none of us saw coming. The scary thing is, Australia just didn’t only play badly, the English were simply superb! Three things must happen; Doherty and North must be dropped. Greg Chapelle is a [...]

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One down.

I can hardly argue with Aaron’s assessment of the first Ashes Test, Australia certainly didn’t do a good job bowling in the second innings, suffice to say after a promising first three days, the game died a slow and boring death. While one can say the English will walk away feeling somewhat happy that they [...]

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The Ashes Predicitons, '10-11

With a few days left before the first Ashes Test between Australian and England, I thought it would be a good time for my series predications. This is by far one of, if not, the biggest series in the last 25 years. Everyone seems to have an opinion on who they think will take the [...]

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Lots of interestng cricket happening around the world.

I don’t’ want to talk about the cricket all the time, but how can I not with the Kiwi’s on the verge of an upset victory over India, in India, Sri Lanka unrepentantly winning it’s one day series over Australia, South Africa and Pakistan tied in their one day series, and a substandard-Western Australia taking [...]

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India v Australia '10 Series Wrap.

What a magnificent series the India v Australia one was. While all the hype has been over the upcoming Ashes series later in the year, I doubt the results would be any closer then the ones we witnessed over the last few weeks. I predicted India to win both tests, and they did, after two [...]

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