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Monday, December 27, 2010

Sad To See You Leaving 2010: Alex Higgins

December 27, 2010

Just about every boy in my secondary school played snooker and watched the tournaments on the telly, from BBC’s long gone Pot Black to the World Championship covered in hushed tones from the Crucible. It seems bizarre now that this game for bar room hustlers and middle aged men was the sporting sensation of the […]

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Sad To See You Leaving 2010: Malcolm McLaren

December 27, 2010

Michael Foot helped introduce me to politics, but Malcolm McLaren had an equally important role in my youth. McLaren had many flaws, not least his manipulative streak that often treated his collaborators as pawns in his projects: most disturbingly in getting a fourteen year-old Annabella Lwin to pose naked for a recreation of Le Dejeuner […]

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