The reality is that I have never had a nut tree, little, large, bushy or sparse, but I use this as my introduction today by way of illustration of how…

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Well of course to read the title properly you need to have the index finger on each hand, in each ear. I suggest, for both ease and comfort that you…

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  Why are humans the worst? Were I to answer that in full I guess I could be writing forever… Look at our history, which of course is generally written…

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Why do I do it? Every time we go down under for the Ashes I allow myself some belief that we can win the series down there. This time, on…

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I don’t know about you but as I get older I find myself with virtually daily Howard Beale moments (‘I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take…

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First frost of the autumn, dark when I get up and dark in the afternoon,but it’s not all bad…the beautiful trees and leaves and the signs of nature retreating in…

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Doubtless this is what you are thinking as you realise, with some sort of nameless fear, that I am trying to breathe some life into the old cadaver of a…

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Well last Saturday was one of my favourite Saturdays in the calendar, the commencement of the Six Nations. The annual commencement of local ancient rivalries, the drama, the sheer pageantry…and…

Read More I looked over Jordan and what did I see?

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