Pete Prodromou: crocodile catcher specialist

Everyone has a story. Do you realise that the best croc catcher in the world lives in Highbury? Charismatic Pete Prodromou talks about growing up in Islington and his new venture, The School of Croc, which gives children a chance to face their fears and walk alongside some of our planet’s most dangerous animals.  1,730 more words


On all things Wenger

When thinking about Arsenal Football Club, or indeed football in general, there are few names that spring to mind as prominently as Arsene Wenger. A connoisseur of the beautiful game, “Le Professeur” epitomises the rise and unfortunately the decline of several aspect of modern football. 1,117 more words


61 fouls – the story of triumph over an ideology

Eighty years ago, England met World Champions Italy in London in a game that has forever been known as “The Battle of Highbury”. This tag was no accident, however, for whatever was going to happen on that gloomy afternoon in North London, a football match was always going to become a theatre of war. 2,992 more words

International Football

Man alone measures time. Man alone chimes the hour. And, because of this, man alone suffers a paralyzing fear that no creature endures. A fear of time running out.

- Mitch Albom, The Timekeeper

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A little bit of London

Oh London, you cruel mistress.

One minute blissful, as freshly whipped candy floss in the hands of a child. The next as angry as a hornet. 453 more words


Novel About My Wife by Emily Perkins

‘It still amazed me that gentrification had crept this far, that you could get hot oil dribbled on your head in a scented room off Stokey Church Street’ 440 more words


Dull and dusted

Arsenal are a zombie club because they’re built in the image of their manager. And where once Arsene Wenger used to push boundaries and excite, now he just conforms to the predictability in so many ways, writes Ewan MacKenna… 1,010 more words