I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a better Easter of games than this one.
Alright, the Bradford-Leeds game was more a case of drama than sheer quality, but that’s the sort of teams they are at the moment.
I watched the Hull derby in a pub in Wigan. Thanks to the people who hutched up for me. [...]
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If there were an Oh-God-I-Suppose-So-2AV I think I might join, because civic duty will drag me to a polling station on 5 May, where I will have to summon the motivation to vote for one alternative or the other.
It is a dire state of affairs that our first national referendum in 36 years could flounder in [...]
The journey for 26-year-old Chris Mercer, better known to you as Rusko, has been meteoric.
In the short space of five years, the Leeds born producer has gone from creating seminal dubstep anthems to demos for Britney Spears and having the opportunity to have studio sessions with R&B superstar Rihanna.
Last summer, he released his highly anticipated [...]
As we stagger towards the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton, bloated with Victoria Sponge and groaning under the weight of accumulated tourist-trapping tat, it seems ‘British pride’ and patriotism is all but unavoidable. Thousands of people are being swept up into the fairytales of a bygone era, supported in their delusion by miles [...]
Following their fruitful bank holiday Manchester United can now see the bank of glory, for another title is nearly in the grasp of Sir Alex Ferguson, the master motivator drooling with drive. It’s not known if the great Scot enjoys the odd Easter egg hunt, but he certainly loves a trophy hunt.
Victory over Chelsea on [...]
Schalke v Manchester United, Champions League, tonight 7.45pm
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Man Utd have had a clear strategy for their Champions League away ties this season and that’s been to keep things tight and get the job done at Old Trafford. Their scores in the competition away from home read [...]
Returning to the internet after the Easter weekend in the real world (Banned List number 76), I discover a cornucopia of Questions to Which the Answer is No.
Number 597, above, was asked by the Daily Mail’s Rentoul-baiting factory on Saturday, so the Wednesday to which it refers is tomorrow.
Today, the factory has a much friendlier [...]
Good cycle routes in a neighbourhood can help woo home-buyers and clinch the deal – so how do you find the most cycle-friendly homes? Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver points you in the right direction.
Religion does not often feature on this blog, not with peaceful stories anyway, so it is probably appropriate to be writing about my Easter Sunday that started with an Archbishop of Canterbury tale and continued with news of the death of Sri Satya Sai Baba, 84, India’s most revered guru. It ended with two hours [...]
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