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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

My adventures with the Commonwealth Games Baton

The news had come through from the local Track & Field Club; I’d been selected to run a leg of the 1982 Commonwealth Games Relay as the Queens Baton wormed its way up the coast to Brisbane. I was 12 years old. There was one problem, I was a sprinter, the 100m, 200m and occasionally under sufferance the 400m. The distance I had to run with the baton through my hometown of Budgewoi was a little under 3km, oh no. Continue reading My adventures with the Commonwealth Games Baton

NRL Season Preview 2018

Next Thursday the St George Dragons and Brisbane Broncos kick off the 2018 NRL season at Jubilee Oval which means its time footy fans to enter those tipping comps and fill up your Sportsbet account. Melbourne shellacked an injury riddled Cowboys in last year’s Grand Final, lets take a look at what your team has done in the offseason and where they might go:  Continue reading NRL Season Preview 2018