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Saints, Pompey and the city that never was...

Recently I’ve been looking beyond blogging to a few different projects. One of these is looking at the history of Southampton FC from a ‘what if’ perspective. 1,335 more words

Football Ephemera

2015 Toronto Blue Jays - Pre- Camp Preview

At this point in the offseason, GM Alex Anthopoulos has very few options left in the Free Agent Pitching market. Just a few hours ago the last big free agent pitcher James Shields has signed with San Diego Padres for a reported deal at 4 years, $72 million. 578 more words


My History of Hasmonean Queens--The Two Alexandra's Daughters of the Civil War

Queen Salome Alexandra died knowing that her younger son was hell-bent on destroying what peace she had managed to hold together. As Josephus tells it, Hyrcanus, the eldest son, and the High Priest and ruler when she died, was a wimp…and a Pharisee.   910 more words

Jewish Queens

Adios 'Arry

You know not to call him a “wheeler n’ dealer”. But it’s going to be weird not to call Harry Redknapp a football manager anymore. … 698 more words

Barclays Premier League

The Manager's Job- It Doesn't Add Up

It’s a whirlwind of rumour and controversy with very little privacy and dignity towards the end, I am of course talking about the Pompey managers job. 636 more words


'Bobble Hats'

Took a trip down into ‘Gunwharf Quays’ to have ourselves a look about.

By Jeez it was a chilly one today!

Still it could’ve been worse; we could have been marooned in the West of Scotland for instance? 348 more words

The Streets

Thinking of G. Julius Caesar, the Race, and the End of Life

Gaius Julius Caesar. Master of war. His original name probably looked something like Caius Iulius Caesares – interesting if you are into Roman Gentes. The man was assassinated in 44 BCE by members of the Roman Senate. 935 more words