Monthly Archives: October 2008

Leaf watch

Samples below for Geraldine (and anyone else who would care to join in):

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Out-take

from the Daily Mail shoot. They somehow managed to overlook several excellent pictures of either Ollie and/or Dylan like this, all by Jason Bye, and instead used a picture of a generic terrier pup. Count the column inches, as they … Continue reading

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The Mighty Potters

Out of the relegation zone. Sick it up your bollix, Mr Keane, or some other evocative demotic expression of your own choice.

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has bought out the literati and the cultural thinkers. Andy P has nailed his colours to the mast as a hard man of letters: “Pulis out”, I tend to shout Watching with dismay As Stoke City huff and puff But … Continue reading

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Man City 3 Stoke 0

James Fenton is one of my favourite poets, and this is one of my favourite poems of his, from the collection of the same name. Beauty, Danger and Dismay Beauty, Danger and Dismay Met me on the public way. Whichever … Continue reading

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Houston

we have lift off.

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Famous…

…you? I don’t really think so.

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