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  • It takes all sorts

    One aspect of the ongoing pandemic crisis that occasionally irritates me is the stupidity of other people. There, I’ve admitted it. No doubt it springs from my own [...]
  • Tony Zale – hewn of rock

    Many years ago I cut my teeth as a boxing hack on alternative boxing publication called Round One. It was comprised of wannabees like me and has beens like Walter [...]
  • Reflections

    Yesterday for the first time in 10 weeks, I judged it safe to take a corporation bus. It was spotlessly clean and for most of my short journey I was the only passenger. The [...]
  • Headhunters (2011)

    I participated in a list of non-English speaking movies and my Scandinavian contribution was Force Majeure, a Swedish drama that begins in a ski resort which  a rich young [...]
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Tony Zale – hewn of rock

by James Westacott in Blogs

Many years ago I cut my teeth as a boxing hack on alternative boxing publication called Round One. It was comprised of wannabees like me and has beens like Walter [...]

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Restaurant Reviews

  • A la Colthard/Pasta Evangelist

    April 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

    We restaurant critics are a redundant breed. What I would give for those expensive wine lists and entrees I have panned. A friend of mine recommended an acceptable [...]

Arts

  • Headhunters (2011)

    June 3, 2020 // 0 Comments

    I participated in a list of non-English speaking movies and my Scandinavian contribution was Force Majeure, a Swedish drama that begins in a ski resort which  a rich young [...]

Sport

  • Tony Zale – hewn of rock

    June 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

    Many years ago I cut my teeth as a boxing hack on alternative boxing publication called Round One. It was comprised of wannabees like me and has beens like Walter [...]

Britain

  • It takes all sorts

    June 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

    One aspect of the ongoing pandemic crisis that occasionally irritates me is the stupidity of other people. There, I’ve admitted it. No doubt it springs from my own [...]

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Men

  • Christo

    June 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

    There are several notable features about the artistic work of Christo who died recently aged 85. His large scale outdoor works were not commissioned – he received [...]

Film

  • Headhunters (2011)

    June 3, 2020 // 0 Comments

    I participated in a list of non-English speaking movies and my Scandinavian contribution was Force Majeure, a Swedish drama that begins in a ski resort which  a rich young [...]

Women

  • Women and sport

    May 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

    It is arguable that one of the greatest casualties of the global coronavirus pandemic has been the last half century’s advancement of female equality. Already it has [...]

Restaurant reviews

  • A la Colthard/Pasta Evangelist

    April 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

    We restaurant critics are a redundant breed. What I would give for those expensive wine lists and entrees I have panned. A friend of mine recommended an acceptable [...]