from Left field:

Ashes day 4: England had no luck, and nor did they deserve it

July 11, 2009

CRICKET-ASHES/For a third day in row England's demoralised bowlers wheeled away with all the luck of someone who's just walked across the path a black cat and smashed a mirror while walking under a ladder.

from Left field:

Ashes day one: advantage Australia?

July 8, 2009

CRICKET-ASHES/

What an extraordinary first day of Test match cricket, even by Ashes standards. A day that ebbed and flowed, that tormented and teased both sets of supporters and ultimately left us with the question: where does the balance of this match lie?

from Left field:

Where the Ashes will be won and lost

July 8, 2009

With the furore over Cardiff being awarded the first Ashes cricket test still bubbling, here’s a run down on each venue for England v Australia and how the results might pan out.

What would be YOUR best job in the world?

May 11, 2009

British charity fundraiser Ben Southall is preparing to begin the “best job in the world” – caretaker of an Australian tropical island — after winning a highly publicised contest this month.

Is Vegemite better than Marmite?

May 12, 2008

vegemite.jpgAustralian athletes have asked the Chinese authorities to allow them permits so they can take, what some might say, is their secret weapon for success at this year’s summer Oympics – Vegemite.