Archive for September, 2009

Go Sainters – One To Go!

It’s goint to be an incredibly difficult, but really exciting week. St Kilda beat Footscray last night in one of the most nail biting sporting events I’ve ever watched. I checked my pulse during the game and couldn’t believe how much it was racing.

So what’s on this week? I’ll need to see if I can sneak away to training for a couple of hours during the week. Can you imagine what it will be like at Moorabbin? There’s no way I’d contemplate driving and trying to find a car park – might be the train for that one.

I’ll need to find time to go and buy a Drizabone at some stage. I’ve been threatening to do it for a while, but the imperitive is stronger now. Why? All will be revealed below.

The Grand Final parade on Friday morning will be fantastic. Then it all starts to get a bit silly. I’m working out at the Royal Melbourne Show for Red Cross that afternoon – should be over and done with that by about 10:30pm. Then it will be off to the MCG with my folding chair, iPod, warm clothing and Drizabone to join the queue outside the Members, so I can get my favourite seat on Level 2.

So not a lot of sleep (probably zero) on Friday night and, if St Kilda wins, not a lot of sleep on Saturday night. It will be interesting to see what form I display at bowls practice the following day.

Oh well! It doesn’t happen every year. GO SAINTERS!!!!!!

Update: We lost.

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Eastern Water Dragon

I was lucky enough to be on the Gold Coast this week, staying at Jupiters Casino for the Microsoft Partner Conference. I managed to sneak a bit of time in the spa and pool at Jupiters – very relaxing.

The pool area is absolutely crawling (literally speaking) with these guys, the Eastern Water Dragon.

I sat in the spa and there was one immediately opposite me, soaking in the warmth from the rock surroundings. I tried to out stare him – absolute waste of time.

They love swimming as well – there were two of them swimming across the width of the pool, with six feet of water underneath them.


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