Tag: Melbourne Cup day

Trams mogrify

The normally casually dressed citizens of Adelaide are transmogrified into extravagant headwear adorned glamour models on the tram. What can this mean? It’s Melbourne Cup day again, as the whole country stops for a horse race. Our office meeting wrapped up early so we could watch it. Sadly my horse in the office sweep came twentieth out

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Melbourne Cup day

Originally posted on Dr D in Oz:
The race that stops a nation. “Would you like your x-ray now, or after the race?” my colleague asked, thus proving the adage about the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s premium thoroughbred horse race. All over Australia today workers downed tools and raised toasts as race fever took hold. Think…