A senior Australian Rugby league official recently leaked to Socrates that the ARL are looking at experimenting with the State of Origin team selections for future interstate matches. While not being totally dissatisfied with current arrangements the official argued that it was experimenting with selection rules that turned interstate Rugby League fixtures into the success that … [Read more...]
Archives for February 2021
To dance and to surf – its all about the body!
Last week the hometown had its first decent swell in a few weeks drawing all of the crusty salty-heads out of their hiding places to take advantage of the clean, off-shore, well-sized conditions. All the regular spots got crowded, of course, but local surfers were, at least, relieved that this new swell arrived just after the end of the summer holidays meaning that the best … [Read more...]
Walking with Nietzche – John Kaag follows in the philosopher’s footsteps
While preparing a thesis on Friedrich Nietzche, philosopher John Kaag took at trip to the Swiss Alps to experience some of the places and pastimes that influenced the 19th century Swiss/German philosopher's writing. While Nietzche didn't specifically discuss his exploration of the high mountains in his work, the impact that the mountains had on his thinking became clear to Kaag … [Read more...]