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A collection of feature articles.

A LORD’S LIFE OR AN OVAL VIEW?

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I’ve finally found something I miss about living in England: Cricket. And to celebrate this, I’m posting a piece from a few years back. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed this memorable day at The Oval … Continue reading

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DRIVING TO SPAIN? HOW TO TELL THE COPS FROM THE ROBBERS

CAR-JACKING IN SPAIN IS ON THE UP AND UP. RICHARD GRAINGER TELLS HOW HE NEARLY BECAME A VICTIM AND HOW YOU CAN AVOID LOSING IT ALL ON SPANISH ROADS THIS SUMMER. It’s a glorious late March Sunday evening and I’m … Continue reading

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SOCIETY — WHAT SOCIETY?

 On the day that Big Ben stopped as Margaret Thatcher was eulogised, demonised and then buried, I wondered what sort of a world it is we now live in. What would the woman who was incorrectly attributed as having said … Continue reading

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DIDN’T WE HAVE A LOVELY DAY, THE DAY WE WENT TO BANGOR… ?

DAY ONE It’s a well-known fact that there is a certain point when one becomes institutionalised, be it in boarding school, hospital or even prison. I’ve no experience — so far — of the latter, but I’d imagine that there … Continue reading

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IF YOU HAVE THE LUCK TO BE ENGLISH…YOU’D BE BETTER OFF IRISH INSTEAD.

There are still a few nationalities that are generally happy to be racially stereotyped, and one of them is the Irish. Of course, they don’t quite see it like that — more a celebration of their unique national characteristics — … Continue reading

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