From the daily archives:

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

#715: 2012, First Aid Kit, Emmylou

July 3, 2013

You may have gathered that George East got hitched to Mrs East on Saturday. It was a fantastic occasion, that was done very much to the Easts’ tastes (to the extent that the authorities would allow, anyway). That, of course, meant some great music. So today’s pick was playing as the happy couple signed the […]

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What should Edward Snowden do next?

July 3, 2013

Ordinarily, and perhaps not surprisingly, I’m a proponent of facing your accusers. If you’ve done nothing wrong – say so, and place yourself in front of a proper Court to argue your case. It’s one of the reasons why I have little sympathy for the Wiki leaks Julian Assange – if he isn’t guilty of […]

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Sportsnight #15: 1994, Castletown Donkey Derby

July 3, 2013

Good evening and welcome to Sportsnight. Tonight’s action comes from Castletown, County Limerick, Ireland, and the 1994 Castletown Donkey Derby. Sport is fantastic at all levels. From the Olympic arena to the village green – it provides excitement, joy, and endless sources of debate. It is one of the truly great social experiences in life. […]

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The British & Irish Lions renamed as the Welsh Dragons

July 3, 2013

Ok, I cannot remain stoic about this any more. I am not happy about this Lions tour. It appears that Warren Gatland thinks the red shirts of the British & Irish are actually the red shirts of his Wales team. Lions coach Warren Gatland has just put his head on the chopping block. In his […]

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