Ai! Ai!

Hear that sound of sobbing? It’s some junior FO official being quietly fired for not noticing Ai Weiwei was the Ai Weiwei. A very avoidable crisis unless HMG was trying to court favour with the Chinese government. If so, what a triumph of diplomacy that turned...
The global game?

The global game?

Apparently attendances on Liverpool’s Far East tour are well down on previous years.  On the one hand, I suppose I should be bothered. Attendance figures are a beauty contest and we don’t seem to be this year’s queen. Plus, I suppose the club needs the money...

It really is just the bike

Now that Chris Froome has won the 2015 Tour, I wait for the inevitable torrent of articles either a) continuing to question his integrity or b) implying that his triumph is somehow invalidated by the fact he was under pressure in the Alps and asserting he was...