Archive for the ‘horsham’ Category

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A. CALLO COMETH

September 23, 2008

In 2007, Michael ‘Callo’ Callaghan, a fifty-something Melbourne man, burst onto the global celebrity scene like a comet. Read the rest of this entry ?

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65. PRIORITIES

September 5, 2008

I know you’re behind the chair. You didn’t tread carefully enough. I could feel you slinking up on me. Read the rest of this entry ?

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63. HORSE SHAM

August 11, 2008

Joel Underwood shook his head in exasperation.

“He looks well. He looks happy.” Read the rest of this entry ?

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61. GOD KNOWS, BROWN NOSE

July 18, 2008

No need to ask who stood before him. Read the rest of this entry ?

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33. RUNNING DEAD

January 15, 2008

There was nigh on two thousand at the City Oval for the afternoon performance. Clearly, St Brigid’s were on an extended lunch break to watch their girl. There must have been a hundred serious media types pulling lengths of wire and calibrating importance. Read the rest of this entry ?

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31. LEFT FOOT, RIGHT FOOT, LEG ENDS

January 7, 2008

Maddy’s euphoria had energized Geoff Derwent. He didn’t really believe the girl was going to win The Gift but he damn sure wanted to. And that was good enough. It was better than the desert the Demons had been wandering through for a decade. Okay, The Gift wasn’t footy per se but it associated the club with getting the job done at the business end of elite competition. And that kind of association is gold. Read the rest of this entry ?

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20. MILKSHAKE

November 28, 2007

After school, Catherine, Annabel and Layla were sitting outside a coffee shop on Robinson Street – happy to have found shade in this forty degree Celsius furnace. At times there’d be a rise of dusty relief but mostly the unobstructed sun – searing, dominant and with magnetic attraction – held Horsham together. Read the rest of this entry ?

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6. I’M LAYLA AND I’M A BAHAI

October 18, 2007

Mrs King walked into her 10am Religious Education class. The class stood up, desks and chairs grating. She routinely threw her handbag onto her table and addressed her pupils.

 

“In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”. Read the rest of this entry ?

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4. POWERFUL FIRST IMPRESSION

October 12, 2007

Yes, I’m Joel from Horsham.

 

The first time I saw Layla was very memorable. Me and a few footy mates (Port all the way!) were hanging around inside the St. Brigid’s College main entrance. It was the start of a new school year and we were waiting to get acquainted with year 9 personnel and protocols. Read the rest of this entry ?

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3. EN ROUTE TO HORSHAM

October 5, 2007

Layla was born in Haifa, Israel in 1985. As far as anyone could tell there were no major astrological events on the 25th of January (the night of the birth), a point that some would later bring up. However, it was around that time that Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie wrote “We are the World” which is kind of relevant and did feature many stars. Read the rest of this entry ?