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The pint with your fish and chips on a Friday

The pint with your fish and chips on a Friday

Menu sign in a chip shop

Fish Friday. Chippy Tea. Whatever you call it. Fish and chips on a Friday night is one of the great institutions, the sort of tradition that genuinely keeps giving and giving, still seems relevant, vital even. Fish and chips are basically great anytime, but there is something special about having them on a Friday. It is a treat to end the week, a night off the cooking after five days of work. A…

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Gotta get a move on tryin´to find a man I know - A near-review of Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke

Gotta get a move on tryin´to find a man I know - A near-review of Vulgar Things by @LeeRourke

Graffiti on Canvey Island -

Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke is a book about a man who goes to Canvey Island, then Southend, to sort out the affairs of his uncle who has recently died. That’s as much plot as you need. I don’t want to give away the plot. Plus, while it is a good plot, and the story matters, Vulgar Things is about a whole lot more. At least how I read it, anyway. (more…)

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World Cup trophy, 1970 Panini sticker album

Image from John Cooper, via Flickr

World Cup trophy, 1970 Panini sticker album

Image from John Cooper, via Flickr

Crowd scene, Chile versus Brazil, 1962 World Cup

Image from RiveraNotario, via Flickr

Crowd scene, Chile versus Brazil, 1962 World Cup

Image from RiveraNotario, via Flickr

Goals! Goals! Goals! (World Cup Braindump #2)

Goals! Goals! Goals! (World Cup Braindump #2)

Mexican fan in sombrero and lucha libre mask

As I’ve mentioned before, even bad World Cups are good, but already this is shaping up to be a great World Cup. (more…)

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My life in World Cups

My life in World Cups

The first World Cup I was around for was in 1982, however I was too young at the time to remember it now. However, once I was old enough to get into football I soon picked up the key elements – Harald Schumacher’s horrendous foul on Patrick Battiston, Marco Tardelli’s goal celebration in the final, Algeria being the big surprise of…

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The pint with your fish and chips on a Friday

The pint with your fish and chips on a Friday

Menu sign in a chip shop

Fish Friday. Chippy Tea. Whatever you call it. Fish and chips on a Friday night is one of the great institutions, the sort of tradition that genuinely keeps giving and giving, still seems relevant, vital even. Fish and chips are basically great anytime, but there is something special about having them on a Friday. It is a treat to end the week, a night off the cooking after five days of work. A…

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Gotta get a move on tryin´to find a man I know - A near-review of Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke

Gotta get a move on tryin´to find a man I know - A near-review of Vulgar Things by @LeeRourke

Graffiti on Canvey Island -

Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke is a book about a man who goes to Canvey Island, then Southend, to sort out the affairs of his uncle who has recently died. That’s as much plot as you need. I don’t want to give away the plot. Plus, while it is a good plot, and the story matters, Vulgar Things is about a whole lot more. At least how I read it, anyway. (more…)

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World Cup trophy, 1970 Panini sticker album

Image from John Cooper, via Flickr

World Cup trophy, 1970 Panini sticker album

Image from John Cooper, via Flickr

Crowd scene, Chile versus Brazil, 1962 World Cup

Image from RiveraNotario, via Flickr

Crowd scene, Chile versus Brazil, 1962 World Cup

Image from RiveraNotario, via Flickr

Goals! Goals! Goals! (World Cup Braindump #2)

Goals! Goals! Goals! (World Cup Braindump #2)

Mexican fan in sombrero and lucha libre mask

As I’ve mentioned before, even bad World Cups are good, but already this is shaping up to be a great World Cup. (more…)

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My life in World Cups

My life in World Cups

The first World Cup I was around for was in 1982, however I was too young at the time to remember it now. However, once I was old enough to get into football I soon picked up the key elements – Harald Schumacher’s horrendous foul on Patrick Battiston, Marco Tardelli’s goal celebration in the final, Algeria being the big surprise of…

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The pint with your fish and chips on a Friday
Gotta get a move on tryin´to find a man I know - A near-review of Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke
Back of a fag packet analysis of Spain going out of the World Cup (World Cup Braindump #3)
Goals! Goals! Goals! (World Cup Braindump #2)
REFEREE! (World Cup Braindump #1)
My life in World Cups

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