Monthly Archives: December 2010


The reason I insist on baking bread is that in the UK bread is either not good or expensive for what you get. In addition, I believe that baking bread is one of those ancient skills, it has a certain … Continue reading

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>Nutters I have known #2: the pseudo-intellectual

> [I had forgotten about this series, until Claude reminded me-thanks!] Makis was an intellectual. One of those you know the moment you lay eyes on them. Short, dark, with John Lennon glasses, always clutching a book. I met him … Continue reading

Posted in flatmates, Humour, Memoirs, nutters, stories, University | 3 Comments

>Bah humbug! No World Cup for England. Back to the protests then.

> What disaster! What a huge injustice and monumental failure of the system to send the 2018 World Cup to the home of football. What a blow to the English (British) economy. As the tabloids (and not only) are screaming … Continue reading

Posted in budget cuts, corruption, economy, England, FIFA, Football, Politics, world cup | 4 Comments