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  • Minutes were read by the club secretary from the last meeting, and then Mr. Rohan gave a rousing speech in which he held up the club mascot and symbol—a stuffed corduroy whale—and people gleefully chanted, Hail the whale!

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Buttivant claims he was frozen out of talks to buy the club and has now called in Xfor, a private-security firm run by Parachute Regiment veterans, to investigate events at Home Park over last season and this summer.

    Not everyone thinks Peter Ridsdale's £1 deal is good value for Argyle | Matt Scott

  • We changed our plans, took a swim, had a great salad and pasta at the restaurant owned by Harolds pal Alberto, and drove up to the club to watch golf and hair-removal commercials.

    The Italian Summer

  • She fingered it dubiously for a moment, then said that, in generale, the club accepted la carta di credito, but that the machine was temporarily broken.

    The Italian Summer

  • My parents are at the club all day for some charity golf tournament, and I told Little Mom and Dad Junior that they should take advantage of the absence and enjoy the afternoon.

    Maggie Bean in Love

  • In February he was acting chairman and chief executive when the club made their "notice of intention to appoint" Brendan Guilfoyle as administrator.

    Not everyone thinks Peter Ridsdale's £1 deal is good value for Argyle | Matt Scott

  • Olga had a choppy, upright swingit was almost as if she lifted the club straight toward a point above her headand hadnt ever played much.

    The Italian Summer

  • By then, however, I had been in Italy long enough and had played at Menaggio and Cadenabbia often enough to understand that, rather than show up at the club at ten thirty, I should call first.

    The Italian Summer

  • A couple of days later, Davey K. came back into the club and Victor brought him over.

    One of a Kind

  • Guedioura had impressed all afternoon with his skill and well deserved his late winner, latching onto the end of Zubar's inch-perfect cross before rifling home his first goal for the club in style.

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  • The latest tour has John Wood in it, making even more people take notice of it.

    April 25, 2008

  • Early play by David Williamson, which takes as its setting and theme the inner workings (and turmoil) of a VFL (now Australian Rules football) club. Has acquired classic status in Australian theatre.

    April 25, 2008