Tag Archives: sport

The compelling narratives

of sport are what really matter. Context is everything. Just three outline plots from today: 1. World Snooker: Kid who arrives from Australia with five hundred quid in his pocket vs Ex-Champ recovering from clinical depression after death of his … Continue reading

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Items missing from the blog in recent times

1. Thoughtful articles 2. Essays on food 3. Jokes 4. Political analysis 5. Foreign affairs 6. The Spanish situation 7. Rants This is all mainly the fault of horses and horse racing. I might correct these matters in the week … Continue reading

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A quiet day for Miss Nightshade

The race was not run in the dark because, (of course), the sun sets in the west; ergo while it is becoming dusky over here on the Eastern seaboard it is more than bright enough to see the goings on … Continue reading

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