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Is it too late for common sense to prevail?

It think it fitting that I should apologise at the outset for returning to the vexed issue of Brexit – especially when (apart from those who are rabid Leavers or Remainers) about 90% of the people I know or come across to talk to are thoroughly fed up with even the sound of the word, let alone [...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

A bit of a diversion

Early this morning, trawling the internet in my daily attempt to both catch up with the world and alight upon something worthwhile to blog about, I found myself resorting to the YouTube website. This organ is a representative example of one of the strange phenomenons of the modern age that [...]

February 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Drugs and sport

Report as appears today upon the website of – THE [...]

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Sometimes things happen as they should

Yesterday I had one of those days of which not much is expected – I had one or two things to occupy me, viz. a phone interview to conduct, an errand to carry out, an article to complete and three phone calls to make – and initially things didn’t quite happen as they should but then, from the [...]

February 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Here we go again

Although no doubt our many readers who follow sport will already be aware of this breaking media story yesterday, I feel it is my duty to provide a link today to Martha Kelner’s piece on the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s astonishing decision to overturn the life bans imposed upon 28 [...]

February 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Drugs-watch: preparing ourselves to watch another world sporting spectacle

Continuing this organ’s focus upon the problems of drug-use in sport, here are a couple of subjects to remind readers of today:   OLYMPIC GAMES AND RUSSIAN DOPING The Opening Ceremony for this year’s 23rd Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, is scheduled to take place on Friday 9th [...]

January 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Pile in here before it’s too late!

The publishers of Nat Rust Global Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of the world’s latest and fastest-growing cryptocurrency RustCoin. In keeping with our long-held principle of looking after our followers and adherents we are offering a special introductory rate to Rust readers. If [...]

January 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Politics – the art of fiddling whilst Rome burns

A slight departure for your author this morning as I veer off-piste in order to address the thorny issues of Defence and Politics which – in normal circumstances – I would normally leave to those more intelligent or indeed interested in them than myself. In doing so I am making neither a bid [...]

January 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Not quite as we remember them?

Every scruffy schoolboy and his catapult knows of Henry Ford’s famous dictum “History is bunk” but arguably it is the kind of glib dismissal put about only by those whose abilities and/or interests lie in other subjects. Although mankind and science are in a constant state of [...]

January 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

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