Tag Archives: Melbourne Cup

The Race that stops the Nation

Since the first race was held in 1861 the Melbourne Cup has been the single event that manages to stop the Nation from working. Productivity for that one hour in the lead up to the race drops as offices hold … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share: Nov 7th 2015

If we “were having coffee” I’d say how my first week with the new puppy Muffin was going. She is gorgeous but the disruption to our normal schedule is immense. I didn’t go into my office all week and feel … Continue reading

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Melbourne Cup: Tools of the Trade

The cloudless blue sky boded well as the day’s favourite was a dry track runner. But who cared about the horses? This was a day for women to parade alongside the horses displaying all the tools of their trade. From … Continue reading

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