Category Archives: Football

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If I hadn’t been going to the football today with my friend Mr W. P. of Cromer, I might not have learned that my novel By The Sea is for sale to read on your iGadget from the iBooks store … Continue reading

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Did Tolkien Support The Canaries?

As both of you probably know, I edit Mallorn, the Journal of the Tolkien Society. I also support Norwich City FC. Being short of an envoi for the issue of Mallorn I’m currently putting together (Oh Joy! When I finish, … Continue reading

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Now then: what has this Ma tovu ohalecha Ya’akov, Mish’k’no’techa Yisrael. got to do with this? Kick off, throw in, have a little scrimmage, Keep it low, a splendid rush, bravo, win or die; On the ball, City, never mind … Continue reading

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Things aren’t going entirely to plan. An irritating niggle is threatening my grand erection with flaccidity, but it’ll be sorted out – eventually. Mrs Crox locked herself out of her office, which occasioned some drama. And when I opened the … Continue reading

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A Mystery Fish For You To Identify, And Other Stuff

While walking along the beach this afternoon, Canis croxorum alerted me to this washed-up fish. It’s a pretty common North Sea fish, I believe, though I have never seen one before. Its roe sometimes appears pseudonymously as caviar. Can you … Continue reading

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As both my readers will know, I am a keen supporter of Norwich City FC, known to its fans as the Canaries, on account of their bright yellow strip. I can haz season ticket and on any Saturday afternoon when … Continue reading

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The summer after my second year as an undergraduate I had the amazing opportunity of a summer job, working in the Natural History Museum, at the Department of Palaeontology. It was an excellent introduction to fossils for this wannabe palaeontologist. … Continue reading

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Feeling like rubbish yesterday following the recent bout of infestation stations, I called in at Carrow Road on my way home from London last night to see what should have been an easy win by high-flying Norwich City over struggling … Continue reading

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The Condition of Sheffield United FC

(Note: this is an obscure football joke. But, hey, if Cath can put up incomprehensible posts about ice hockey, well…)

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