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I have characters floating in front of my eyes

Not impish foils, picaresques and gangster’s molls, but rather letters of the alphabet, semi-colons and tpyos. I am well behind on the work in progress and am working like stink on games that were played as long ago as last … Continue reading

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Comparison piece to the Kiefer

I know nothing about this artist. His name is Ram Kumar. I may write more on him tomorrow, when I know something, equally I may not. Meanwhile am going to bed to thaw out after freezing my sphericals off watching … Continue reading

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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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Strides

was my first novel. It did very little, really, but I stand by it. I had a contretemps with Trezza last night, something to do with my new commercial non-fiction persona. Like most arguments, it was about trivial nonesense, but … Continue reading

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One for her indoors

The incomparable Jeff Stelling* who may well look like he stepped straight off the set of The Great St Trinian’s Train Robbery, but who is in fact is fifty-four (tip: stick around to end of clip). * Three times named … Continue reading

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The Premiership Year[s]

Secured tickets for our opener away to Bolton Wanderers this morning, after a mere 40 minutes on the phone. I dialled on the dot of 09.00hrs – opening time – and was 12th call in queue. Some poor buggers had … Continue reading

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Listák Könyve Futball

One of the nice things about the day job is that surprise items occasionally arrive in the post. The Book of Lists, Football was published two years ago, just before the World Cup in Germany. Really, I’d forgotten about it, … Continue reading

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