All posts by Raph Tripp

Ashes to Ashes

Ashes to Ashes

Melbourne dad and cricket nut Raph Tripp juxtaposes four decades of Ashes contests with the highs and lows of his own suburban-cricketing career.

50 years of the Aussie family wagon

50 years of the Aussie family wagon

With Holden to cease local production of the Commodore next month, Raph Tripp looks back on half a century of family motoring, Australian-style. Fergus Donaldson also looks at the best of what’s left.

Mr Obsolete

Mr Obsolete

At some point your kids will stop believing in Santa, but does this apply to dads too? Raph Tripp, father of two teenage girls, tells The Dad Website why he feels as invisible as the man in the red suit.