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Walking in Lydia’s Footsteps

Our trip to Kalgoorlie was expected to be the last piece of filming that we did on the documentary. We flew up there on Thursday courtesy of one of our sponsors, Barrick and were very kindly looked after by the All Seasons Grand Plaza Hotel; whose manager incidentally used to be involved with Everton Football […]

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The Black Lords of Summer

By Ashley Mallett. This book is written to commemorate the 1868 Aboriginal Cricket Tour of England. It is set in a time long ago when the attitudes were extremely different to today, and life was very different. However once again we witness how the good nature of the Aboriginal people was abused for other people’s […]

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One Out, All Out.

Sunday evening was a sad one for us one so many counts. The Matildas failed to play to the standards that they had set themselves against Sweden and as a result lost a game in which they should have been more competitive. Which in turn meant that our journey has almost come to an end […]

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Don’t Believe All You Read

Everything we read before we left Australia and nearly everything we heard once we arrived in Germany was disparaging about Bochum, the city that will host the Matildas’ game against Equatorial Guinea. Yesterday we were able to form our own opinions and they were very different. Friday the wonderful – not – German summer deprived […]

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Winning against England – oh so sweet

I was well pleased when the Matildas beat England the other day in Wolfsburg at a closed door friendly match. You can read Ashley’s post on the game here because this blog post is not about what happened on the pitch but rather what happened off the pitch. I’ll set the scene. Our crew of […]

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