To all at home, Happy Australia Day. With each day bleeding into another I was reminded that it was coming up (not the 26th until tomorrow) when I grabbed a coffee yesterday. He recalled when he stayed with some Australians when he was in San Francisco. He seamlessly put the words “bogan” and “VB” into a sentence. He forgot the name of the cricketer “who used to crack tinnies and smoke Winnie Blues” (Shane Warne) but it gave me a chuckle. Our countrymen made an impression.
I stayed up last night to watch the rebirth of Nadal at the Australian Open. Vamos. On the subject of tennis here is the high watermark in our nation’s history. Romainian born Australian, Andrew Illie, former world 38 who was a crowd favourite for his habitual celebration. (Click link below).
Not to be confused with the award winning journalist, Andrew Ollie. Though urban legend has it that he did have a handy slice backhand.