Anniversary thoughts


I remember after my eldest brother Brian’s funeral, there was a sombre black tie doo at the university where he was the bursar. The great and the good gave generous eulogies and even a former president of the student’s union came back to tell some anecdotes about their clashes together as a boss and a … Continue reading

American soccer scores a massive own goal


Soccer has never been a big game in America. For most of its sports history, baseball was the number one sport by a country mile, with American football perennially lagging far behind. The prolonged player strikes of the mid nineties knocked baseball off its nearly century long perch and American football replaced baseball as America’s … Continue reading