Tag Archive: football

Feminism, football and festivals.

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So far, my #20 Books of Summer progress has being thwarted from all sides. First it was Wimbledon. Then, missing Clare Balding’s daily tennis updates, I tuned in on Tuesday night to watch… Continue reading

View over the top of my book #20

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I love watching football, and there aren’t many things that beat the thrill of a live match. Unfortunately, the distance from West Wales to East London prevents me seeing my team, West Ham… Continue reading

The Book of my Dreams Is Coming!

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes the news of a forthcoming publication has me thinking ‘Ooo – interesting!’ before searching down the side of the sofa for a pencil to note down… Continue reading

The Enemy of Reading

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  I had such good intentions of attempting #20 books of Summer, and have a stack of novels lined up for various readalongs I’m either in the middle of or planning to join… Continue reading

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow.

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As I write this post, I’m waiting for West Ham United’s final kick-off at the Boleyn ground at Upton Park, and I’ll admit I’m feeling a little emotional. Growing up in East Ham,… Continue reading

When life gets in the way of reading

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….and when I say life, I mean football. and knitting. This past month has been madly busy for me. The Women’s World Cup has been held in Canada and I’ve been reporting on… Continue reading

How Football saved Camus from Bohemian Rhapsody

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I’m extremely intolerant to certain music. Some songs irritate me so much I have to leave the room if they come on. Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘El Condor Pasa’; Elton John’s ‘Circle of Life’;… Continue reading