The Odd Friday Lunch – Phil Carman, 23rd June 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch – Phil Carman, 23rd June 2017

‘Fabulous’ Phil Carman Phil Carman was born in Edenhope, 4th September 1966. Although he was in the Collingwood “zone” and did some training with Collingwood, he began his career with Norwood in SA. The Magpies protested and he stood out of football for 2 years before being able to continue with Norwood. He became famous for […]

The Odd Friday Lunch – Colin Lovitt, 9th May 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch – Colin Lovitt, 9th May 2017

‘The Barrister’ – Colin Lovitt Colin Lovitt, now retired QC, Criminal Defense Barrister of 45 years has had about 200 Murder Trials. He was Chair of The Criminal Bar Association (Vic), also working on high profile cases in WA, and also worked in Qld, infamously calling a Qld magistrate a cretin. Colin is now busy […]

The Odd Friday Lunch, Graeme ‘Jerker’ Jenkin, 19th May, 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch, Graeme ‘Jerker’ Jenkin, 19th May, 2017

Graeme ‘Jerker’ Jenkin The next Odd Friday Lunch on 19th May will be run by John Harms & The Footy Almanac. It will be a special ‘Collingwood’ Lunch promoting the book ‘In Black & White: 125 Moments That Made Collingwood’, which goes through the first 125 years of The Collingwood Football Club. The authors, Michael […]

The Odd Friday Lunch, Barry Michael, 5th May, 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch, Barry Michael, 5th May, 2017

Barry ‘Boy’ Michael Barry Michael Swettenham was born in England 2nd June 1955 and migrated to Australia in 1957, growing up in Williamstown. He is rated #7 in Australia’s all time Greatest Boxers. As well as numerous Australian & Commonwealth Titles, he won the world IBF Featherweight boxing title in 1985 over the younger Lester […]

The Odd Friday Lunch, Angela Pippos, 21st April, 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch, Angela Pippos, 21st April, 2017

Angela Pippos The inaugural Women’s Footy Almanac Lunch is on this coming Odd Friday. John Harms has Angela Pippos as his special guest. Angela has published her second book Breaking The Mould that takes a knowledgeable, funny, no nonsense look at sexism in sport and covers the advent of the AFLW. Angela Pippos completed an […]

The Odd Friday Lunch, Roy Hay, 7th April, 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch, Roy Hay, 7th April, 2017

Roy Hay Roy Hay, born in Scotland, attended Glasgow and Oxford Universities, and then taught at East Anglia University and Glasgow University before he moved to Australia. He is an Honorary Fellow at Deakin University where he taught for 25 years on a variety of subjects and disciplines. With a focus on soccer he has […]