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So which, if any, is the correct question word?

Not Why,
because it drives us to despair

But How,
despite of Why

observe How
it happened

continues to happen
and will happen.


Cue Card: The Forgotten Horse?

We had confirmation last night that Cue Card will head to the Gold Cup at Cheltenham, with the ongoing debate of a shot at the Ryanair quickly halted. 746 more words

Diary of a Wimpy Adult: January 17th, 2017

I woke up this morning… to a flat tire.

I guess a week on California roads, which resemble the roads of some Third World Countries, was enough stress for one of my tires to pop. 552 more words

Stop comparing and start enjoying...

On the 26th December 2016 we saw the dominant chaser that is Thistlecrack romp home in the King George VI chase at Kempton Park. A fine performance from undoubtedly the most exciting chaser on British soil, beating his stablemate and long time favourite of many, Cue Card. 351 more words


The urgent need for humble horse racing...

The recent news of the Kempton Park proposed closure has sparked a reaction within much of the racing community, with calls of the game, ‘dying,’ and Nicky Henderson saying he, ‘fears it will be the nail in the coffin for National Hunt.’ 362 more words


Taboo Episode 1: Context, Questions, And Theories

Read my post yesterday previewing FX’s newest hit show, Taboo


The first episode of Taboo opens with a rain soaked Hardy arriving back in the England following news of his father’s passing. 1,985 more words


Ludlow Off! Thoughts on Thistlecrack

Friday 11.15am

Misplaced optimism for Ludlow. Seems my talent for stopping football teams (Arsenal, Palace, Chelsea and that’s just this week!) now transferred to getting Race meetings frozen off! 214 more words

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