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A road not taken

Introduction I posted my 1000th blog post on Clyde Street this month. Even after this number of posts (since June 2008), each time I write I...

Remembering

I looked at my Facebook account today ... accidentally. One of my friends had posted a link to a story on Her.ie. It was a story...

One of Those Connecting Days

I was out on fire duty yesterday. There had been a lightning strike in remote country. Two Rural Fire Brigades worked together to contain the...

Partnerships in 2013-2014 Ashes Cricket

Introduction The availability of secondary source data is transforming the ways in which we can describe and analyse performance in sport. In this post I...

Batting Partnerships Ashes 2013-2014: Second Test Match

I have been monitoring batting partnership trends in Ashes Cricket from the 2010-2011 Series in Australia to the present Series. After the Second Test in...

Openings

This is a short, follow-up post to my Authentic Insights post. I am keen to pursue the possibilities for openings in how we share narratives...

Authentic Insights

Introduction Peter Berger, in his invitation to sociology (1963), wrote about "the curiosity that grips any sociologist in front of a closed door behind which...

Performance Analysis, Vocation and Moral Agency

Introduction I have been spending time of late reflecting on performance analysis in sport as a vocation. The combination of reading Max Weber many years ago,...

An Open Letter from Darrell

Introduction I am delighted to present another guest post from Darrell Cobner. This post is shared as an open letter. Darrell and I have been discussing...

GPS: Gabba Partnership Skyline 3

The First Test in the 2013-2014 Ashes Series concluded on Day 4 at the Gabba. The partnership skylines for both teams were: