Category Archives: Sport

A SPOTY Man

BBC television’s annual appeal to raise money to implant a personality into one lucky sportsperson has gone as well as it always does. Which is to say that speeches have been cut off before they were concluded, footage of people … Continue reading

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Can I Kick It?

I know, most of you are sick of the cup filled with world football already and it’s only been going five days. I’m not sick of it. The kicky abouty stuff takes my mind off my current depression concerning my … Continue reading

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Putin A Brave Face On

In order to help distract me from the agonies and anxieties of my recent recurrence of health issues the world has decided to have a cup of football. Wall to wall kicky runny fally over stupid haircut scorey scorey scorey. … Continue reading

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Niceness And Stuff

This week has begun well. I’m tempering my hope that I’m finally beginning to feel more like my normal self after almost six months of subdued body, mind and weather because living with chronic illness is as likely to give … Continue reading

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You Eyeing Up My Pint?

Men cannot speak to other men in pubs if they don’t know them. That’s the law. If a man speaks to another man, whom he does not know, in a pub, it will either result in a fight or in … Continue reading

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Who Framed Roger Bannister?

I just did some outside where the temperatures have soared to a positively balmy not-sub-zero-any-more. A bizarre, orangey orb burns in a weirdly blue sky. Almost all of the freaky, creme-brûlée white crap on the the floor has fucked the … Continue reading

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Five Ring Circus

How cruel of the International Olympic Committee not to extend the Winter Olympics for several more months. It’s not that I’m addicted to curling per se but what the fuck am I and my insomnia going to do in the … Continue reading

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