Monthly Archives: March 2011

The part you throw away

You’ll soon forget the Tune that you play For that is the part You throw away Ah, that is the part You throw away – Tom Waits I realised the other day that I haven’t had a proper drink since … Continue reading

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No miracles, no catastrophes

Sports writing, when done well, can stir the blood like few other forms of journalism.  The best examples of the art create vivid pictures of drama, passion, glory and disaster that keep the reader gripped from first paragraph to last. … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing on the Sussex Lanes

“Hell, fifty’s dangerous, but seventy-five is crazy.  They’ll explode!” My favourite writer by some distance is the American outlaw journalist Hunter S Thompson.  Eagle-eyed readers who know Thompson’s work will have seen one or two phrases originating from him in … Continue reading

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When Harry sings…

Keep right on to the end of the road, Keep right on to the end, Tho’ the way be long, let your heart be strong, Keep right on round the bend. If I’d ever ranked the things I was going … Continue reading

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Much ado about nothing

I don’t know why, but I just didn’t fancy it out there today. Actually that’s a bit of a lie; I do know…its was down to my legs feeling like a pair of old lead drainpipes after four days off … Continue reading

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