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Links round-up

Hi all, I’m struggling for a good intro today. I normally talk about sports, but the NBA’s broken for the All-Star weekend (in which my happiness will only be complete if Joel Embiid dunks Russell Westbrook’s soul out of his … Continue reading

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Hi all, Normally, the links would be starting with some reference to Sri Lanka’s performance in the cricket (after scoring roughly infinity runs this week, it’s day two and we’re eight wickets down. In the second innings. Luckily, Bangladesh are … Continue reading

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Hi all, Normally when Sri Lanka are five hundred runs to the good and have seven wickets in hand, I’m responding to all text and e-mail traffic with ‘Deeply ill. Unlikely to recover until the 90th over the day has … Continue reading

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Hi all, So, I’ve just spent the last few minutes following Donald Trump’s speech at Davos. There’s a section of the global audience who will slam what he says regardless of the content and style, but it wasn’t the train … Continue reading

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Hi all, This morning, I was having a chat with an Australian cricket fan. England were about 70 runs off their target with 16 overs to go, and I commented on the inevitability of England’s victory. His reaction was totally … Continue reading

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Hi all, I meant to get the links back up and running last week, but a catastrophic power cut (catastrophic because it cut both the wifi and the kettle, it was like the end of days here) put paid to … Continue reading

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Hi all, Andy Dufresne lied to us. Hope is a terrible thing. It’s hope that gets you excited when England have twin centurions and six wickets in hand at 350-odd. It’s hope that’s kindled when a new fast bowler knocks … Continue reading

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Hi all, I know I’ve said this before without being right, but I feel sure we have reached the end of days: apparently Rough Guide have listed Newcastle as the number one destination in the world in 2018. I’m aware … Continue reading

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Hi all, This week has been the stuff of nightmares: scroll down to link number 7 and you’ll find the story of a lady who went to the bathroom and was attacked by a python… in her own house. Link … Continue reading

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Hi all, Normally, this week’s links would open with the Ashes (and before I abandon the issue, my most vivid-ever Ashes moments in Australia: Mitchell Johnson at the absolute peak of his powers, and Glenn McGrath’s ‘old man’ celebration). This … Continue reading

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