Interview with Michael Byrne

Saturday, April 24, 2004 // 0 Comments

Mick collects his silver medal for the 1000m at 2003 World Championships in Venezuela ok, first of all, for the record, what is your full name? Michael Adam Byrne ok, tell me [more...]

A Poem About Mathematics

Monday, April 19, 2004 // 0 Comments

This poem was written for the Melbourne University Mathematics and Statistic Society’s magazine, Paradox. It is about an experience that I experienced as a first-year [more...]

Welcome Address

Monday, February 2, 2004 // 0 Comments

Melbourne This speech was written to be given at the beginning of the 2004 academic year by myself as the immediate past president of the group to the Melbourne University [more...]

To Freedom

Friday, January 16, 2004 // 0 Comments

My successor as president of the Melbourne University Amnesty International group, Anthony Nicholas, began a fairly regular weekly poetry reading on something human rights [more...]

Barquisimeto ’03

Saturday, November 29, 2003 // 0 Comments

It all started when it was decided that the 2003 world inline speedskating championships was going to be held in China. China, being geographically close to Hong Kong, was an [more...]

Fire-Up Poem for SUFYR 2003

Saturday, October 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

This poem was delivered to the volunteer crew of the Amnesty International comedy gala “Stand Up For Your Rights” by Daniel Yeow about two hours before curtain, in an [more...]

Car Crash

Wednesday, June 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

Just another day at the track… Spinning lights, lights sparkling spinning turning burning crashing wooshing, feel like falling, twisting weightless windless in a [more...]

President’s Report

Monday, May 26, 2003 // 0 Comments

Well, here we are. What a year it has been. The year gone by was groundbreaking in many ways. We had the latest AGM date ever, we held our first ever trivia night and, to top [more...]

President’s Report

Saturday, November 30, 2002 // 0 Comments

Friends, Australians, Countrymen, lend me your ears! I come to bring news of the year that has been, and what a year it has been. As president of the Eltham roller skating [more...]

My First Asian Championships

Monday, June 14, 1999 // 0 Comments

Arriving at the specially built, newly surfaced, 200m banked track instantly smothered all my visions of glory and grandeur. A speedskater is a finely tuned athlete with the [more...]

About Roller Hockey…

Saturday, April 15, 1995 // 1 Comment

The Mighty Babylonians It began innocently enough, the ‘local’ skating/diving equipment store – Bunn’s sportoo was organising the first ever region-wide roller hockey [more...]
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