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Andrew Watson, scholar and gentleman

It was Saturday evening and I was standing in baggage reclaim at Heathrow, just returned from a holiday the restfulness of which was enhanced by a self-imposed purdah, with no access to e-mail or social media. 891 more words


Colin Turkington stormed to victory in race three in the third round of the British Touring Car Championship at Thruxton. Turkington sled away from pole position, holding off Tom Ingram and Jack Goff to take BMW’s 100th win in the BTCC. 783 more words

Irish Drivers Around The Globe- with Andy Gray

Colin Turkington recovered from a disastrous start to record a podium in the opening round of the British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch.

The Portadown driver only made it metres off the start line in race one as Matt Neal collided with his WSR BMW 125i as the cars pulled away from the grid, putting both out of the race on the spot. 1,125 more words

A manuscript possibly from St Frideswide's, Oxford

The problem with finishing is that you never really do finish. You produce your text, replete with footnotes — and you think it is done. You feel that you should receive advice from your peers and betters, and so you importune others to read it, some of who do, and you revise (probably not as much as you should) in light of their feedback and your own re-reading — and you think it is done. 1,235 more words