Did you know that you’re not allowed to say, ‘I can cure the Common Cold’? So, let’s just say, “Of course, you can Cure the Common Cold!” Cure it... with Ki Yoga But, but, but, it’s all up to you! There’s no golden pill. You must do some very specific yoga and make a few choice changes in your eating habits before all the suffering stops. In this story, we are … [Read more...]
Archives for July 2017
“Oy – are you looking at my bum?” – Segregation and the Australian swim centre.
The reason why we have segregated change rooms is so that we can boldly wander around naked without worrying that we are being stared at, isn’t it? It also prevents timid members of the opposite sex (and children) from being traumatized by our flaunting our natural assets, doesn’t it? Why shy? In the change-room we can drop out jeans without the crazy beach car-park ritual of … [Read more...]
The A-League – a football feast that fails to fill
For a product to sell, not only does its marketing have to be flawless, but the product itself must be pretty bloody good. At the commencement of the 2016/2017 Hyundai A-League season, the FFA, Australia’s leading football organisation, announced that they would be rebranding to enhance their expansion both nationally and internationally. This rebrand came in the shape of a new … [Read more...]
(It’s Great To) Suck at Something – Karen Rinaldi reveals why being a surfing kook is better than just okay.
Over the past 15 years, surfing has become a kind of obsession for me. I surf eight months a year. I travel to surf destinations for family vacations and seek (forgiving) waves in the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. I have spent thousands of dollars on boards of all sizes and shapes. In the sport of (Hawaiian) kings, I’m a jester And yet — I suck at it. In the sport of … [Read more...]
Socrates picked the Maroons to boot the Blues in the State of Origin decider – here’s why
I am interested in the State of Origin series. Not because I am a passionate supporter of one team or the other. I am interested because State of Origin provides a rare opportunity to see some of Australia’s best athletes play against each other, all on the one field. That makes me a typical New South Wales supporter, I figure. Gut says Queensland Yesterday morning while … [Read more...]