Tag Archives: Europe

Has politics saved football?

For decades we have heard footballing pundits moan about the politicization of football, it’s worth posting this paragraph of an excellent BBC article on the European Super League. The government’s promise this week to legislate, effectively in order to grant … Continue reading

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Meditation XVII – John Donne (PJ Harvey)

Well done PJ Harvey for reading this out at Glastonbury. PERCHANCE he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so much better than … Continue reading

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All change – UK votes to leave

I write at 6 am, at exactly the point when “vote leave won”. There will be many blogs written trying to make sense of the vote, this will not be one of them. I voted remain and at mid-day yesterday, … Continue reading

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Jo Cox is dead – she has not died for nothing

Jo Cox is dead, almost certainly killed by a right wing extremist who shouted “Put Britain First” as he killed¬†her. Andrew Michell MP described her as a “five foot bundle of Yorkshire grit and determination absolutely committed to helping other … Continue reading

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St Rumwold – we need another miracle!

The patron Saint of Cann and Melbury Abbas is St Rumbold (Rumwold), a curious Saint who only lived 3¬†days , dying after delivering a sermon on the Trinity while barely out of the womb. His memory was besmirched by fraudulent … Continue reading

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