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Recommended reading: cricket and shonky bank robberies

June 22, 2011


I’ve been reading an awful lot of good journalism recently, with the result that I want to share it with others. Hopefully from reading what I write, you’ll have a similar appreciation of these articles – all of which are available online for free – which tread the same sort of style and thought patterns […]

Is sport getting too violent?

October 22, 2010


I broke my first ankle in primary school. That’s not a typo; a misplaced “first”. I’m not trying to say I first broke my ankle in primary school, I’m saying that the first of six breaks occurred when I was quite young. That history of ankle-breaking means that I’m less than happy looking at 50-50 […]

Everything you wanted to know about vuvuzelas (but were afraid to ask)

June 12, 2010


It’s the ambient noise of a swarm of bees. Needless to say, if you’re one of those people who doesn’t like the stinging insects, then you might want to turn down the volume on your television and do without Messrs Wilson, Lawrenson, Champion and Townsend. It might even help – by their own admission on […]