From the daily archives:

Monday, June 30, 2014

#908: 1971, Dolly Parton, Coat of Many Colors

June 30, 2014

So Glastonbury is over.   It’s not really my bag, though I don’t have same level of animus for it that Charlie East-West has.   My only regret about not being there was not being able to see Dolly Parton in what, from the critics’ reports, seems to have been a festival stealing performance (not that it […]

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Week 26: Hero – World Cup 2014 (well at least the players, the teams, the fans and the matches…)

June 30, 2014

This Week’s Hero of the Week Award goes to all those participating in the current World Cup in Brazil This is not an Award for Sepp Blatter or the bunch of corrupt cronies who run FIFA.  The international body that runs the beautiful game is a total disgrace and it is heartening that everytime that […]

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Week 26: Prat – Luis Suarez

June 30, 2014

Oh dear, this week’s Prat is the Uruguay and Liverpool striker, Luis Suarez. Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear. What was he thinking? Ok, Chielini’s play-acting, tripping and cheating as he tried to propel Italy to a rather toothless victory was annoying – but, sigh, what was he thinking. Because, whatever it was that made […]

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