Tag Archives: Manchester City

Chewing gum for the eyes…

The slang for TV in Spanish is “Caja Tonta” or the idiot box. I confess, I watch too much of it. But what can you do?  The Belle Dame, Sony Bravia, with her high definition, Sky Plus, two hundred or … Continue reading

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…and dreams almost come true

But not today. For the blue half of Manchester and Abu Dhabi, those 5 minutes of extra time were your Barcelona 99 or Arsenal at Anfield in 1989. A fantastic end to a very interesting season and the billion pound … Continue reading

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For who would bear the whips and scorns of time..

And enterprises of great pith and moment With this regard their currents turn awry It’s Sunday the 13th May at 4.44 pm , Champions-elect Al Mahn Citeh, peace and blessings be upon them, are leading Queens Park Rangers by one … Continue reading

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Another roll up for another week that featured..

..the 50th anniversary of the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin. Something I remember well as a primary school kid, how much more was achieved in the next 10 years but then it has seemed to slow down as other … Continue reading

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Another week rolls by..

..and Oddbins , the wine merchant, seems to be on the verge of going into administration. What is going on here? We are constantly being told that Britain drinks too much and that pubs are suffering because people drink at … Continue reading

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Another week passes and was marked by..

..An enormous earthquake in Japan earlier today. I am not sure why I have felt the need to blog this as if this is news to anyone then they must be living underground. As a trained geologist , I understand … Continue reading

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The emperor’s new clothes thrown in the bin..

If anything sums up  Manchester City Council and it’s approach to the cuts in central government funding, it is the news today that the city’s creative director Peter Saville will not have his £120,000 a year contract renewed. He has … Continue reading

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