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21 April 1982

TueWed Apr XX 1st Soccer match. Played Avondale (friendly) and lost 2-0. I played in the second half. Their right back kept clobbering Shane & Me and the ref didn’t see anything wrong with it! Ah, the eternal lament of … Continue reading

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A Limp End to the School Day

Believe it or not, from the age of about 6 I used to walk home from school by myself. Nowadays the child care gestapo who haunt every county hall would probably have whisked me into care as soon as my … Continue reading

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Girls’ Games Are Dangerous

When I was growing up, school sports were run on very clear gender lines. Boys played football (that’s ‘soccer’, for any Americans tuning in) and rugby during the winter and cricket in the summer. Girls played hockey and netball during … Continue reading

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