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Sportsthoughts (139) – Rugby World Cup: South 4 North 0

This weekend provided an absolute feast of rugby (and some pretty decent football too). It started for me with Quins’ first Premiership game of the season on Friday evening at the Stoop. They beat a good Wasps team 26-21, so … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (115) – Germany win the World Cup!

Well, after England went out – so early, it seems like another age – I adopted Germany as my team, although I thought Brazil might do it, with home advantage, Neymar and all that. So last night I was feeling … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (113) – World Cup reflections, day 24

I’m writing this on an evening when we’ve had some amazing sport in the UK to take our gaze away from the World Cup. An awesome day of cycling in the second of two days of the Tour de France … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (107) – World Cup reflections, day 6

Just settling down to catch Russia v South Korea. The latest of the 11pm games. I haven’t lasted too well yet – except for England v Italy of course – dozed through most of the second half of Argentina v … Continue reading

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Some reflections on the Thatcher era

Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990 died on 8 April 2013, aged 89. May she rest in peace. There is no doubt that her time as PM was a time of great change in British society. There … Continue reading

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