EPL is back, but are there better, safer options?

Yes the EPL has joined the AFL and NRL and is back. Now, Australia has done brilliantly in containing COVID-19, and this is why the NRL and AFL is back (albeit without spectators). But the problem in the UK is that there are still hundreds of people dying every day! All it takes is just … [Read the full story]

Social distancing for vehicles

COVID-19 has enforced governments to put sanctions in place for our own safety, and I don’t think anyone can argue with that. But when this is over…and it will be at some point, I would like to see at least one of the sanctions to remain…sort of… It’s not the 1.5 metres for people – … [Read the full story]

You…yes you! Start taking COVID-19 seriously

Isn’t it time that people started to take COVID-19 a bit more seriously? I have some friends that still go into their office (even though directed not to do so) every day. They sit next to each other and…quite honestly do not think they are going to get it. It’s very much like when AIDS … [Read the full story]

The Plague Doctors mask – scary…but why?

The plague epidemic influenced the world three times. During the plague epidemics, where millions of people died, doctors wore a beaked outfit. So why were the doctors wearing this strange outfit? Nowadays, when we are struggling with the COVID-19 virus pandemic, old disease outbreaks are necessarily coming to the agenda. Plague among the disease outbreaks … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1968

On this day in 1968, Stanley’s Kubrick’s science-fiction classic 2001: A Space Odyssey makes its debut in movie theatres. Kubrick had first gained prominence as a director for the World War I-era drama Paths of Glory (1957). After helming the big-budget Roman epic Spartacus (1960), he made a 1962 screen adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita before turning to an even more controversial … [Read the full story]

Tip of the Week

After a long time out…your favourite…(only) tipster is back. It has been a while since I last gave my ‘once-a-week’ top tip to Ozzie News. My tip for this week is: Modear – it is Race 4, tomorrow (Saturday) at Flemington. I feel glad to be welcomed back. The only place that racing is still … [Read the full story]

Women in their forties are getting more sexually adventurous

Do you know what women desire? A recent survey went out and asked 1,400 women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s about their deepest dating and sex secrets. Ask a group of ladies what they look for in a man, and buzzwords fly. Confidence. Independence. Humor. Kindness. Looks. It’s as if we women are all … [Read the full story]

Australia Counting On Smith and Warner Return

Source: @CurentAffairs via Twitter Australia put England to the sword with relative ease in the 2017/18 Ashes series, inflicting a 4-0 defeat on Joe Root’s men on home soil. However, the two teams have trended in opposite directions since the Baggy Greens won back the urn. The suspensions of Steve Smith and David Warner have … [Read the full story]

5 Alastair Cook Replacements England Could Turn to Before 2019 Ashes Series

“Alastair Cook” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by theglobalpanorama England’s Test cricket side needs a new opener after long-serving leading runscorer Alastair Cook called time on his international career. The announcement from Cook came before the final summer Test against India – a dead rubber as Trevor Bayliss’ boys had already taken an unassailable 3-1 series lead – and 11 … [Read the full story]

England Searching for Anderson and Broad Succession Plan

Source: SkyCricket via Twitter England have been blessed to boast James Anderson and Stuart Broad in their bowling line-up for ten years. Anderson has etched his place in history by breaking Sir Ian Botham’s record for most Test wickets by an Englishman. The 35-year-old will certainly surpass Glenn McGrath’s mark of 563 strikes to become … [Read the full story]

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