Story & photos by John Menzies I saw some extraordinary Australian football here in Halifax in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia, Canada, where my wife and I now live. It was a… Continue reading
Let’s start by pointing out that Forster Park in actually in Cloverdale. But it’s now the home of the Belmont Bombers and the scoreboard shouts “BELMONT” – so we’ll go with Belmont.
Mills Park is the home of the Kenwick Football Club. Go and have a look if ever you get the chance. In fact make the time – it’s magnificent. When launched in 2016… Continue reading
Recently we received exciting news from Russia. The St Petersburg Cats have their first scoreboard. The Cats play in a nine-a-side competition playing on a pitch at Forestry Technical University or, as you… Continue reading
Les senior had a couple of standard responses when Mum asked him where he was going or what he’d been doing. “Building a wigwam,” he’d say or, “I’m goin’ to Mukinbudin.” Truth was… Continue reading
My plan was clear and sensible. I’d move to Perth and get a house in Bulwer Street or Pier Street. I’d attend every East Perth training session, always carrying a footy. One… Continue reading
The Ron Brown memorial scoreboard at William Skeet Oval stands out like a beacon. It caught my eye often on drives down Armadale Road, often in pursuit of a scoreboard elsewhere. I dropped… Continue reading
We last visited Waroona in early February 2015. It was just after a huge bushfire had threatened the town and destroyed nearby Yarloop.