Dainty Ironmonger, a new biography

Dainty, the story of Bert Ironmonger by the awardwinning Max Bonnell is currently also in production… via my publishing arm cricketbooks.com.au Dainty is the extraordinary story of an ordinary man: a council gardener who, despite a terrible childhood injury to his hand, emerged from a remote farm in Queensland to become, at the age of […]

Bob’s boys, a sneak preview

They called him ‘The Frog’ and he hailed from Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, home of Bill Jacobs and the fabulous Harvey brothers. From Monday to Fridays he was a primary schoolteacher at St Albans North. Come summer Saturdays, he was a budding fast bowler on the rise. His third XI captain Don Arnall suggested at selection […]