Monthly Archives: December 2014

Seriously eBay – Not Cool!

I discovered this email from eBay in my inbox this morning, and immediately thought “holy shit!” Click the image for a larger view: The email is about selling up unwanted gifts on eBay, which some people may be inclined to do at this time of year. My nanna passed away 31 years ago, so while […]

Sunday Nerding: History Of The London Underground

Back onto a train theme today, with an interesting – (albeit slightly older) – documentary of the London Underground. Amazing how things come about!

That Other Essendon Comeback

The comeback from 69 points in arrears by Essendon against North Melbourne in Round 16 of 2001 is widely regarded as the best comeback in football history, and the game itself is sometimes described as one of the greatest of all games ever played. It is the greatest margin from which any team has recovered […]

Triple 8: Attention To Detail

Last weekend, Triple 8 Race Engineering’s Jamie Whincup completed his sixth Australian V8 Supercars Championship title, moving him into first place on the all-time champions list, ahead of Pete Geoghegan, Dick Johnson and Mark Skaife – all of whom won five championships. Rarified air. Before I continue, I’d like to point out I’m not specifically […]

Not Necessarily The End Of Ford In V8 Supercars

With today’s announcement that Ford Australia will cease official involvement in the International V8 Supercars Championship from the end of the 2015 season, there has been an outpouring of emotion and disappointment, particularly – (and understandably) – from Ford fans. As a Holden fan, it might easy to celebrate the demise of the “old enemy” […]