They was robbed

Football divides us, and for those of you who see the 'beautiful game' as irrelevant, aggressive  or even repulsive, here is a health warning:  this blog is not for you. However, those who empathise are invited to read on. The final Saturday afternoon of the season was a topsy turvy affair with anxiety and exhilaration…

Fair game

Claims championing the prowess of women have come thick and fast in the last weeks. First, it was over a meal when one of my sons argued forcefully that women have always been the great civilisers, and that it is through their influence on men that people live together as citizens and that society has…