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    Readers will not be surprised to learn that I am against the proposed 100 ball format intercity competition. The rationale for it seems to be the attraction of a new and [...]
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    The flat I rent is adjacent to the Chateau of Nice. In the book that Henry reviewed and I read – The Riviera at War – it refers to this being a place for German [...]
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by Douglas Heath in Cricket

Readers will not be surprised to learn that I am against the proposed 100 ball format intercity competition. The rationale for it seems to be the attraction of a new and [...]

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Restaurant Reviews

  • a la Colthard

    April 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Walking through the Cours Salaya market we were invited to sign a petition in favour of the stall holders and against the restaurants. When the market closes at 2.00pm their [...]

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  • On fading into the distance

    April 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Whenever I accept an invitation to be a guest speaker at rotary lunches, CBI dinners or charity functions – a healthy way of making a little extra loot to eke out a meagre [...]

Men

  • Up and down, or is it the other way around?

    April 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

    One of the semi-taboo and largely unspoken aspects of moving inexorably towards the last third of human life – or perhaps that statement is untrue in these modern ‘let it [...]

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  • Dolce Vita Confidential /Shaun Levy

    April 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

    I very much enjoyed this affectionately appreciation of Cinecitta, the great rise and contribution to world cinema by Italy, which is also known as “Hollywood on the [...]

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  • Up and down, or is it the other way around?

    April 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

    One of the semi-taboo and largely unspoken aspects of moving inexorably towards the last third of human life – or perhaps that statement is untrue in these modern ‘let it [...]

Restaurant reviews

  • a la Colthard

    April 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Walking through the Cours Salaya market we were invited to sign a petition in favour of the stall holders and against the restaurants. When the market closes at 2.00pm their [...]