French Open Finals Preview 2018

Halep vs Stephens

This match is a tale of two very different Grand Slam histories. The Romanian Simona Halep is 0-3 in Grand Slam Finals, all 3 set heartbreaking losses. At the French Open last year losing 6-4 in the final set to surprise winner Jelena Ostapenko and 4 years ago in Paris losing 6-3 in the 3rdto Sharapova, could tonight she finally be left standing holding the winners trophy? Continue reading French Open Finals Preview 2018

NRL Mid-Season Report 2018

We are virtually at the mid point of the NRL season, 12 rounds have been played and not a heck of a lot separates 1stfrom 9th.  The referees and a smorgasbord of penalties have been a continual discussion and unfortunately will continue to be. Let’s run through the ladder and see how your team is travelling and try to work out how the final top 8 may look. Continue reading NRL Mid-Season Report 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream

By the early 90’s the musical landscape had changed, the machismo dripping  hair metal of the 80’s were a distant memory, ‘grunge’ had exploded, in 91 Nirvana released ‘Nevermind’ and the record companies were drooling for the next big thing.  Siamese Dream was the second album for Smashing Pumpkins and Virgin Records expected a monster seller, the problem was the Pumpkins were a band in turmoil. Continue reading Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream