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Man and boy

December 10, 2013


I started with some vaguely-remembered facts. I added some fiction… HE TOLD  the story while watching the game. The umpires especially. All seven of them. He watched for their signals and responded accordingly, pressing buttons on the timekeeper’s digital clock. Time on. Time off. Time back on again. His eyes watched the game while his […]

Footy Town in Williamstown

May 23, 2013


FOOTY TOWN IN WILLIAMSTOWN WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 2013 7.30PM – 10.00PM   Join Paul Daffey and John Harms  as they discuss their latest book, Footy Town: Stories of Australia’s Game. Footy Town features stories and writers from across Australia, including the Willy CY’s own  Darren ‘Smokie’ Dawson, and Vin Maskell, who will MC the evening. […]

Footy Town

March 29, 2013


Footy Town is a newly-published collection of  football yarns from around the nation; stories which celebrate footy at its most local: from New Norfolk to the Tiwi Islands, from Rockhampton to Kalgoorlie, from Edwardstown to Fitzroy, and all the way to Mangoplah Cookardinia United. My contribution to Footy Town is story called A Beautiful Set […]