Proof that, amidst all the turmoil and corruption going on at Fifa, they haven’t entirely lost their sense of humour: Fifa world rankings: England soar to fourth place, ahead of Brazil | Football | guardian.co.uk. No wonder Fabio’s trying to suppress that smirk. photo: Carl Recine/Action Images
A few years ago I became older than every member of the England cricket team. At that point, I was already (not surprisingly) older than every member of the England football team. As of today though, I’m older than a Premier League football manager. Chelsea appoint former Porto coach André Villas-Boas It was a close … Read More
Here’s a few things I found this morning … first off, Front End 2011 has a beautiful looking website. I doubt I’ll be in Oslo this fall, but I wish I was … break out your Norwegian Kroner – it costs about £600 I think. Last years event featured a good line up (the 2 … Read More
There’s usually too much to digest if you try and follow someone liveblogging Apples developer conference … and so, thenextweb.com have put together a pretty comprehensive checklist for us all: WWDC 2011: Everything you need to know in one handy list. Highlights include: OS X Lion will be out in July for – wait for … Read More
Ah – my new favourite blog … I love seeing these little snapshots of cool people hanging out – often incongruous, usually fascinating, and always envy-making! awesome people hanging out together. – what a great party that would have been … David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed. – James Brown and Mick Jagger. … Read More
… reverse my car proficiently with a trailer attached. Enough said, I feel.
Well, it took me 2 hours and 10 minutes – about 10 minutes longer than I’d hoped … but a heady mixture of Lucozade and Lemsip got me round in the end. Thanks to everyone who supported me, it’s much appreciated. If you’d like to see why they called it the North Leitrim GLENS Run, … Read More
Right – this is it … my first post in a long long time … and it’s to ask for money. I’m running a half marathon next month in aid of the Afghan Connection – a charity building schools and cricket pitches in Afghanistan. I’ve put up a Just Giving page which has more details … Read More
A lovely short piece from Alain de Botton on how our capacity to concentrate on anything at all has diminished dramatically. One of the more embarrassing and self-indulgent challenges of our time is the task of relearning how to concentrate. The past decade has seen an unparalleled assault on our capacity to fix our minds … Read More
Even though the graph suggests I’ve had no visitors to this site since June of this year, BizInformation.org.us reckons my domain name is worth over $38,000 You can get in touch if you like – serious offers only!