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Two glorious days on the Old and some reflection

What a tonic it was to get out on the Old on Thursday and Friday in the beautiful sunshine of still spring days. I played with caddie Dom on Thursday…

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For the life of Roald Dahl

I loved the way Roald Dahl described his daily routine. It went something like this: Up about 8am and my wife brings me breakfast in bed 5 days out of…

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0.1 per cent

0.1 per cent of the US population owns more wealth than the bottom 90 per cent. That is a phenomenal statistic and means that some Americans are seriously minted. I…

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Ok I got that wrong

But I didn’t expect that in one of the most important trials in American history they wouldn’t call for witnesses. It’s hard to fathom the above fact but it’s sadly…

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Trump finally stumped

Is this finally Trump’s Nixon moment and the smoking gun? Surely the Bolton book revelation is the ball that knocked his middle stump for six? I’ll be damned if he…

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A wee rant

Ok I’ll admit that there are a few hings that annoy me. Fund Managers exorbitant charging rates, Town Council Planning Committees, Meghan Sparkle, modern cricket gamesmanship, the ‘professional’ football foul,…

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End of year post

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Back from the wildernesses

This might not be such a major world changing event for everyone, but I’m back on the blog. A bit like being back on the sauce I suppose but with…

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The Headingley Test

I listened to the closing moments of the England cricket Test against Australia on Sunday in disbelief. Ben Stokes had brought off the most remarkable victory in international cricket history….

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The Open Shop, St Andrews

I have previously written about my disbelief in the renaming of the Old Tom Morris Shop as ‘The Open’ by the Links Trust. This morning I was wandering down by…

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