Football: Predictions For Success

With football kicking off this week, albeit without fans, I thought I would take the time to express some of my predictions for the upcoming season.   England Premier LeagueChampion: LiverpoolTop Four: Man City, Chelsea and ArsenalRelegation: Sheffield United, WBA, and FulhamTeam to Watch: Newcastle Utd After Liverpool’s long-awaited success, and a short break due to … More Football: Predictions For Success

Travel and Adventure: A (Ruined) Wall to be Admired

Beijing is usually the first port of call for most visitors to the Middle Kingdom, and these tourists flood to places like the Forbidden City, which is not so forbidden anymore, or the Summer Palace (which is ironically more pleasant at any other time but the summer thanks to the mosquitoes). In fact, going to … More Travel and Adventure: A (Ruined) Wall to be Admired

Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?

Football players (that’s soccer for our American English speaking peers) have a reputation for being overpaid, overrated and obnoxious. A feeling that has been emphasised by the media, which forced The F.A. to suggest that players take a voluntary 30% reduction, which was rejected. Such decisions do not really help the ill-feeling towards football players … More Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?