Good Grief!

You can say what you like about the Queen, but you can’t deny that she had a great eye for a nice hat. And anyone who appreciates a good hat is okay in my book.  Indiana Jones, Frank Spencer, Porkpie off of Desmond’s, Jamiroquai*, Ghengis Khan… the list goes on.  So it is a little sad that […]

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Monkey chants and bananas: Understanding the racist language of sport.

I’m sure most football fans would say that supporting their teams is their main motivation for getting back in the stands. It’s also entirely possible that 90 minutes of outdoor screaming might provide a cathartic outlet for those still frustrated at seeing Black people enjoying gravy on TV last Christmas. While a third lockdown might […]

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I can see your but…

“I support the Black Lives Matter protests, but…”  “I’m against police brutality, but…”  “I deplore the 21st century lynching of a black man in broad daylight at the hands of those supposed to serve and protect… but…”  I see you, you know?   I see what you’re doing. I read what you write. I listen to what […]

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