Cardiff v Reading, Championship play-off semi-final, second leg
Lay under 1.5 goals at 2.25 to one
A lot of pundits predicted a goals fest in the first leg, but I went low on goals and was rewarded with a 0-0. I think many forget that the dynamics are that the end of the first leg is [...]
Paul Dacre last week continued the Daily Mail’s odious peddling of the most offensive conspiracy theory, about the death of David Kelly. New readers may want to consult the green-ink archive on this blog, and to recall that David Aaronovitch has an outstanding invitation to debate any of the conspiracy theorists in public.
This has not been [...]
De Grauwe’s point is that the severe austerity that northern European policy makers are imposing on crisis-gripped southern states, in return for bailout funds, is undermining the legitimacy of the entire European monetary project.
Even the anorexic in me can’t get my head around this.
As one of ‘those’ people who, if forced to lunch on the go, will stand and scrutinise the nutritional contents of rows and rows of sandwiches, salads and sushi boxes (if I haven’t already memorised them all), I have witnessed a noticable amount of shrinkage [...]
As caretakers go, the IMF’s acting leader, First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky is at the top of the janitorial premier league. Were it not for his nationality and the fact that he has declared he wants to stand down from Fund duties since the autumn, he would be a perfectly plausible candidate to take over from Strauss-Kahn permanently. As an American, however, he is by long convention debarred from the top job at the IMF, the usual rule being that an American runs the World Bank (currently Robert Zoellick) and a European gets to be boss of the IMF.
Norwich’s Context MC has been causing quite a stir on the underground music scene for some time now. Since the release of his first EP in 2008 the MC has gone from strength to strength, from early airplay on Radio 1 to sharing the bill with household names like Caspa and Rusko. His sound is [...]
He certainly has the qualities to disrupt the finest of bowling attacks, and with England’s gloves still up fot grabs, Craig Kieswetter is more determined than ever to lay claim to England’s selectors.
We got to try out the brand new version of Triumph’s awesome Thunderbird cruiser, see what we thought of this Harley beater
No amount of time can make an injustice legitimate. No amount of oppression can make a people forget.
Grant should never have been appointed at West Ham. This is not hindsight. I and many others thought so at the time.
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