ATP Finals Preview 2018

Djokovic vs Zverev

The 21 year old German ‘next big thing’ vs 5 time ATP Finals Champion Djokovic, it’s the present vs the future.  It’s not an entirely unexpected final but not the Federer vs Djokovic blockbuster the casual tennis fan may have wanted.  They’ve played 3 times with the Serbian leading the head to head 2-1, including a round robin demolition this tournament 6-4, 6-1. Can the German make this a match? Continue reading ATP Finals Preview 2018

The Plastic Bag Wars

I’m not even sure where these images come from; you know the ones where a section of ocean, yes ocean is absolutely covered in garbage, crap that is mostly plastic bags. It’s hard to watch, something so majestic as beautiful blue water completely engulfed in trash. In fact Greenpeace estimates 50 million plastic bags end up just in Australia’s waterways each year, it’s downright sad. Continue reading The Plastic Bag Wars

Flour Eggs Water by A Tavola

 

This is the crazy thing about living in a city of four million people for years and years, there are parts of town you had no idea even existed. I had no clue there had been a $34 Million dollar makeover to the old Tram Depot on the fringe of Harold Park near Glebe. The new precinct is now called ‘Tramsheds’ and it’s a foodie’s paradise. Continue reading Flour Eggs Water by A Tavola

Wimbledon Ladies Final Preview

Williams vs Kerber

This is a final worthy of Wimbledon, one of the best players of all time, Serena, up against a former world number one and two-time Slam winner Angelique Kerber.  Let’s talk numbers, Serena will be going for her 24thSingles Grand Slam title which will equal Margaret Court’s record, the American will also be vying for an 8thWimbledon title, which will put her one ahead of German Steffi Graf. Continue reading Wimbledon Ladies Final Preview

Sicario – Day of the Soldado

Domestic terrorism has penetrated America’s borders, the jihad is causing havoc in the Midwest and it doesn’t play well politically, the hammer is about to be dropped but everything needs to be ‘off the books’ or if you like under the cloak of ‘plausible deniability’. You know, in case an elected official ends up in some closed door hearing before Congress. What did Schultz say in Hogan’s Heroes ‘I know nothing’. Continue reading Sicario – Day of the Soldado

Wimbledon Preview 2018

It’s winter in Australia, as evidenced by a balmy 17 degrees today in Sydney. You can imagine the nights are getting a tad chilly, down to a low of 7, this essentially means if you’re staying up during the night watching the tennis on the hallowed turf of Wimbledon these next two weeks you’d better be doing it either by the fireplace in the lounge room or under cozy electric blankets in bed. Continue reading Wimbledon Preview 2018