For old footballing romantics like myself, Leicester City’s Premier League title victory is a heart-warming tale; a throwback to an era long since gone, where a provincial club with limited resources could win English football’s grandest prize. Continue reading Leicester City – the unlikely lads
The French have a long-standing tradition of provocative satire. The term “Esprit Frondeur” (loosely translated as “Rebel Spirit”) came into parlance long before the French revolution. From this came slingshot wit – the belief that one could challenge those in power (in most cases the king) through insightful humour and sarcasm.
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ISIS joining forces with Al-Qaeda reminds me of that full-length Batman movie from the hammy TV series in the sixties starring Adam West. The Joker, the Riddler, the Penguin and others band together to bring down a perceived common enemy.
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