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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 […]

NAKED CITY: THE SNOWLESS WINTER OLYMPICS

  For many people around the world the most lingering image of the recent Sochi Winter Olympics was the vision of Pussy Riot group members being brutally whipped and assaulted by a posse of Russian Cossacks. Rumour has it that many in less enlightened countries mistook this for an officially sanctioned Olympic sport and wondered […]