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The non-football fan's guide to surviving the season

Over the years it has taken away parents, siblings, boyfriends/girlfriends and friends and once again it has started. For the next eight months the beautiful game will be all-consuming for many up and down the country, but what is to become of those of us who do not share the enthusiasm for the nation’s favourite sport? 407 more words


Carpe Diem

This past Friday¬†was the last day of the “summer” in terms of work days. Come tomorrow, the new semester begins.

And with it comes craziness, in which my life will not be my own yet again. 473 more words


A Waiting Story: Man Bites Ref, Ref Bites Back.

I’ve been running the touch line for nearly 25 years now, sometimes romantically casting myself as the Witchita Linesman in the Glenn Campbell tradition: always searching, never finding, always hankering after a golden past when football was simpler, purer and more respectful. 887 more words

Waiting Stories