Twitter rows: generally I avoid them. There is more to life than peeking at others’ disgruntlement through the myopic holes of social media. I prefer the grandmotherly advice to leave each to their own views and opinions: ” As long as they ‘ain’t troublin’ you.” Yet this keyboard war between rival mixed martial arts superstars, Conor … More The darker side of MMA superstars’ Twitter row
by Matt Jardine The Perfect, Imperfect you How do you feel about your body? Is there something about it that embarrasses you, upsets you, makes you angry at the cards you have been dealt? Is there anything you would change, something that, were it ‘fixed’, might make you feel better about yourself, more attractive, sexy … More The Perfect, Imperfect You.
Yesterday, literally from dawn ’til dusk, I took part in ‘Novel in a day 2020’. I’m writing about it today because, in light of recent government comments about ‘art’, it seems fitting. ‘Novel in a day’ is a literary project that involves the collaboration of writers from across the globe on a single novel written … More Novel in a day 2020
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We’ll survive Covid-19. Some haven’t. Most will. Whether we test it into submission, irradiate it in the lab, herd it into a corner, beat it to death against the cattle feeder or vaccine the living daylights out of the sucker (which of the business oligarchs will be the first to win the race?), we’ll lick … More DON’T FEAR CORONA: FEAR SPANDEX
Yesterday I finally lost my temper with humanity. All of it. Including myself. Contrary to popular belief, I am not as curmudgeonly as initial appearances suggest. So, inevitably, when I do throw my toys out of the pushchair my body tends to reward me with a headache- a sort of self-flagellation from the psyche for … More Why the Corona Virus Crises might well be the best thing that ever happened
via The Ripple Effect: an idea to improve BJJ, martial arts and MMA.
Like millions of others, I sat on the edge of my seat glued to the TV as England took on New Zealand attempting to win the cricket world cup for the first time. Stuck, that is, until the dying moments when New Zealand’s Martin Guptill stretched for the safety of his crease as England’s Joss … More Miracles DO happen: England win the cricket world cup
When I hear news reports about our degrading environment and the decimation of the natural world and its wildlife, I am often guilty of turning off the radio. It’s not that I don’t care. I care very much, but sometimes feel overwhelmed, sad and powerless to respond. … More ACT NOW IDIOTS
Wimbledon, SW19 is no stranger to adoration. Every year fans from all over the world flock to the hallowed turf of the All England Club to cheer for their favourite tennis player. Since the 1970’s, fans young and old have traipsed Wimbledon’s common in search of much loved mythical inhabitants, ‘The Wombles’; and perennial stars … More The Musical Owls of Tennis Town