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56 - Hamilton: One Year Anniversary Episode

Episode 56 – Hamilton.  Well guys, we did it! We’ve been doing this podcast for a year now, and we had some of our best friends join us to talk about Hamilton.  41 more words


#OTD in 1917 – Louisa Nolan is honoured with the medal for heroism during Easter Week 1916, by King George.

According to the Sinn Féin Rebellion handbook (pg. 259), she tended to ‘wounded officers and men’ during the battle on Mount Street Bridge. ‘Miss Nolan went calmly through a hail of bullets and carried water and other comforts to the wounded men,’ the publication notes. 73 more words

Irish History

George Weah: Ex-football star's rags-to-riches tale

George Weah has lived a life in three acts – one which he hopes will end with him as Liberia’s president.

It has seen him move from a childhood in the slums of the capital Monrovia, to Europe’s most famous football pitches and now Liberia’s halls of power. 1,090 more words


Tuesday Selections: December 26th 2017

It was a nice little Christmas present on Saturday when Crystal Deauville ran home strongly to land the seller at Lingfield (4/1 advised). Short-priced favourite Yogi’s Girl didn’t even finish in the money, in the end. 185 more words


Boxing Day Bonanza

This should be fun.

No fewer than ten race cards for Boxing Day reading but you could be forgiven for just paying attention to the King George and the rest of the Kempton card. 848 more words

Take 12/1 Bristol De Mai for The Gold Cup

Shortly after Bristol De Mai donkey-licked the field in The Betfair, he was available at 7/1 for the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day. Since then, a combination of big-race defectors, Thistlecrack’s disappointing reappearance and some punters coming to their senses, has seen that price drop to around 7/2. 739 more words

Big Races

Trading in Food

Elthea was a widow of ten years. Alone with no one to give her love to, she put it all into her cooking. She’d just finished baking Shepherd’s Pie when she encountered the faerie. 218 more words

Short Fiction