Quizzing the future?

What Ho, tout le monde et Bienvenue to racing “in absentia” from Longchamp. Like a Shakespearian speech, the racing was sans crowds, sans le picnic, sans hacks (well there were

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Good eggs need your support.

Some years ago, I was introduced to Sam Hoskins who had just launched Hot to Trot, a racing syndicate which, in name at least, had all the potential of becoming

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What’s new and things to do

High Rise has posted two new book reviews, and I am thrilled to discover that I have actually read one of his recommendations!  The reason I was so delighted to secure

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GBH by Ted Lewis

Published in 1980 this was Lewis’s last book before he died of the drink aged 42. A very large proportion of my (male) friends would put Get Carter into their

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A view of the news

It has been in recent days, increasingly clear from all the various sensory inputs, that we – the general public – are becoming tiresomely self-righteous. Our moral outrage is relentless,

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The Corona Commonplace

Some of you may be familiar with our small Christmas booklet, a collection of little pieces that have caught our fancy, taken our imagination or which we simply thought might

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Theatre Notes

When Raceweb’s Editor said: “I’m thinking of adding a new literary review and wondered whether you would be prepared to knock me out a thousand words on some highbrow theme? 

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