Empire Of Cricket

Posted August 9, 2009 by Sam Ward
Categories: Linkage

Great cricket doco from the BBC available on Youtube: Empire Of Cricket


Blog Logins Are The Worst Idea Ever

Posted August 9, 2009 by Sam Ward
Categories: Blogging

I’m back.

Since pretty much every blog in Australia nowadays requires you to log in to post comments – or has me on permanent moderation – my discussions will now take place here. Much as I understand the desire to stop spam in comments, I can’t remember 100 different username/password combinations and have therefore given up trying to comment at blogs like Catallaxy that require it.

So what’s been happening in Blog Land while I was away?

Poker Site Reviews?

Posted March 17, 2009 by Sam Ward
Categories: Blogging

I’ve recently begun checking out other poker sites than Party. The sitngos there lately have been infested with German regulars who have their own strategy site feeding skillful players into the low-limit sitngos. I’ve tried Full Tilt and Stars but I really didn’t like the structure there. Pokersites.com lists Titan Poker as their #1 site but I’ve never tried it. Does anyone have an opinion on Titan or any of the other sites that might be good for a sitngo player?

Secrets Of Bush Success

Posted January 15, 2009 by Sam Ward
Categories: Blogging

This little titbit is about to fall off the internet because the site has gone down. So I thought I would repost here to preserve it. The following passage is an excerpt from the book “Beyond The Big Sticks“, published in 2003.

IN 1988, players from Kukerin in the West Australian Wheatbelt acted with unprecedented goodwill when they organised a merger with Dumbleyung, a neighbouring club that had folded. Kukerin was a titan in the West and a peer of the best country footy clubs in Australia. Many Kukerin supporters failed to see why their club, with its storied history, should take on the undistinguished mob down the road. The players’ view was that all footballers need a home.
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Drover’s Dog Wins

Posted November 6, 2008 by Sam Ward
Categories: Blogging

Not George W. Bush



Posted October 31, 2008 by Sam Ward
Categories: Entertainment, Politics

Avert Your Eyes

Posted October 30, 2008 by Sam Ward
Categories: Blogging