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THE NAKED CITY – BREAKDANCING IN BRISVEGAS

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics aside, many would argue that the so called Olympic movement has suffered substantial reputational damage in recent years. The Games have always been politicised with Hitler setting the gold standard back in 1936 in Berlin. However widespread doping, which has plagued the Olympics since WWII, plus the domination of […]

NAKED CITY – GRANDMOTHER HURLING AND OTHER NOUVEAU SPORTS

Hands up if you have little interest in so called ‘winter sports’ but have taken a perverse fascination in watching athletes crash out in the current Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. It’s not that you would like to see anybody seriously injured but it becomes a metaphor for life’s vulnerability when somebody self-destructs in an explosion […]