Monthly Archives: September 2012

Why modern English batsmen are so poor against spin

Robert Henderson The dismal collapse yesterday against spinners during  England’s Twenty/20 game with  India when they were shot out for 80 is the latest dire performance against spin bowlers by recent England sides. Over the past twenty years such weakness … Continue reading

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The Archers – An everyday story of disabled folk

Robert Henderson Archers characters, especially the men, have long been the subject of  a remarkable number of disabilities.  Mike Tucker lost an eye in an accident, Jazzer  McCreary suffered brain damage after taking the veterinary drug  Ketamine,  Brian Aldridge developed epilepsy … Continue reading

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Emma West trial delayed for the third time

Robert Henderson The trial of Emma West on racially aggravated public order offences has been delayed for the third time ( http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/Emma-West-trial-adjourned-time/story-16820636-detail/story.html ).  No further date has been set.   The trial was originally scheduled for June, then July and finally September … Continue reading

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George Orwell, left politics, modern liberals and the BBC

Robert Henderson The “wrong” type of left wingery The BBC has refused (http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/aug/22/bbc-george-orwell-statue-left-wing) to  accept a statue of their one-time employee George Orwell because  the outgoing director-general Mark Thompson thinks the great political novelist and essayist is “too left wing … Continue reading

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