They Shoot Horses Don't They?

There are lots of things I don’t really understand in life. One of those things is the Melbourne Cup. For goodness sake, why does the whole country get so excited about a bunch of strangely dressed men riding horses. Suddenly everyone’s an expert. Every two bit celebrity is giving their tip and the country gambles away millions of dollars. I really can’t get excited about the whole deal. I can’t tell you who won but apparently the horse is owned by a tuna fisherman from South Australia.

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Rodney Olsen

Rodney is a husband, father, cyclist and blogger from Perth Western Australia.

He previously worked in radio for about 25 years but these days he spends his time at Compassion Australia, working towards releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

The views he expresses here are his own.

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