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The Sports Archives – Croquet: Not Just Golf with Hammers

Baseball, cricket, hockey…there are certainly quite a few sports that involve striking a ball or other small object with an elongated stick/club. Perhaps one of the more unique examples of these is… 517 more words

Sports Archives

Stream Of Consciousness Review: Heathers

  • Ryder.
  • I ride hard for Ryder. All day.
  • Slater.
  • Christian Slater is admittedly more of a mixed bag. Fantastic in Mr Robot though.
  • I don’t think any movie features croquet quite so heavily.
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Inaugural Trans-Tasman Croquet Tournament – speech notes (29 November)

I was kindly invited to speak (on behalf of the mayor and council) at the opening ceremony of the inaugural Trans-Tasman croquet tournament between New Zealand and Australia, held at Nelson’s Hinemoa Croquet club. 633 more words


The Luck of the Irish

This week marks the end of the 3rd Clonakilty Games Festival – a newcomer to the scene and a surefire favourite already.

I honeymooned in Clonakilty, so I have a natural bias to the place, but you’ve got to admire their approach to running a gaming festival. 252 more words

Board Games


If it’s that kind of event, and you have suitable outdoor space (or even a large area inside), activities like croquet, frisbee, miniature golf or… 9 more words

Games And Sports

The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille

What happens when you bring together private investors, conservation tourism organizations, and the Maasai community?  You get the Sanctuary at Ol Lentille– a collection of four private, full-service, fully staffed houses for the discerning few. 197 more words

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