Monthly Archives: April 2015

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King Junior I can only assume that Mr King was no football fan. Personally I am against hope. It is brutal, cruel and there to barbed wire-coat every … Continue reading

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Piece of cake

Ingredients 2 tbsp not interested in football at all guests 200g away games (finely sieved) 3 tsp ill-fated and ill-informed Grand National investments 1.5tsp bicarbonate of pessimism Twitter to taste Guinness cake recipe and necessary items for cooking thereof San … Continue reading

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Bragging rights

Plural noun Notional privileges that are gained by defeating a close rival. OR What you earn when the person you live with, whom you begged not to bet on their football team to beat yours, as that would be profiting … Continue reading

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Culture club

You can’t say Arthur Miller wasn’t on the money when he called one of his plays Death of a Salesman. It does exactly what it says on the tin. By the end, Willy Loman, our tragic, disillusioned and delusional hero … Continue reading

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