World Cup 2018 – thoughts after two days

Well, World Cup 2018 in Russia has really started now, and last night's Spain v Portugal was epic in all regards. I'm not a Christiano Ronaldo fan, but he was sensational as his 51st ever hat-trick was also the tournament's 51st ever. I did feel Spain edged it, bit 3:3 was a superb reward for... Continue Reading →


London Riots August 2011

This has been a grim week for anyone connected with England - riots on streets bringing back memories of the 1980s (which to me felt very different though maybe it is me who has changed). I am no great political commentator, clearly a lot of the trouble was opportunist copy cat stuff and clearly a... Continue Reading →

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