While I may have initially supported Arsenal, Brighton and Hove Albion is the club that helped me fall back in love with the game. And that’s why I’ll be wanting them to win this weekend.
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Whether you’re a staunch royalist or more of a put-the-royals-in-council-housing-then-poke-them-with-sticks type, there’s a shindig out there perfectly suited to your tastes.
The Great Escape, Britain’s South By South West by the sea returns to Brighton this weekend for its annual cavalcade of blogbands, hipster spotting and being seen at the right gigs.
The shoe designer, Patrick Cox, now has one of the coolest cake shops in Soho. His cupcakes are a work of art and the shop is called Cox, Cookies and Cakes (as a scriptwriter friend of ours often says, “it’s there if you can see it”).
He also has a beautiful bulldog, Caesar. Given to him by Elton John.
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Wenger is Arsenal’s best option and has done a great job in the past and may well do it again, but things will have to change around him
For such a convivial drink, beer doesn’t half start a lot of rows. Seemingly trivial topics can cause the sort of schism that would have made the mediaeval church proud: of late, for example, there has been plenty of heat and a shortage of light on the subject of how best to serve it. Common [...]
One of the nice things about supporting a football club outside the Premier League is you feel you have somewhere to go. In an upward sense, I mean. Glories still to aspire to, many rungs of the ladder still to climb, huge strides still to be, erm, stridden.
I’ve been scouring the newspapers for domestic cricket news. And something rather startling has occurred to me. There isn’t any. Honestly. Absolutely none whatsoever. To the point where I’ve started to think, ‘Hang on, have I made this whole thing up? Does cricket actually exist? Or did I just dream it?’
Because now I stop to [...]
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