Schedule losses, an unusually deep defence and contrasts between good and bad kick-mark feature in Round 13's Notebook.
Unbelievably, we now have to endure three whole days without football, which is disgraceful. But at the end of 20 consecutive days with football, we may be starting to see some ladder separation.
Halfway through FootyMania, there's plenty to take in as we approach the home stretch building towards finals.
It’s an all-positive edition of the Notebook this week, because there are too many of them to ignore.
The highlight of being able to sit through a match review was learning about little intricacies which have a major effect on results.
North Melbourne’s noteworthy experiment lasted about two and a half quarters against GWS on Sunday at Blundstone Arena.
Do we reassess what 2018 could bring?
Today will be the perfect measure of where North stands this season.