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Date: Monday 23rd September 2019
TREASURE has come to me this week in the shape of a small, dog-eared book, published in 1967 and sold at the princely cost of five shillings. It contains a collection of the columns penned in the period between 1935 and 1967 by the Daily Mirror’s Cassandra — William Neil Connor, later to become Sir William.
Date: Monday 12th August 2019
WHENEVER I’m about to start having a go at modern day popular music — so much better in the 60s, I moan — I look back to some of the cultural classics of my youth, such as My Old Man’s a Dustman and Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour on the Bedpost Overnight, and promptly shut up.
Date: Tuesday 6th August 2019
IT has long been tainted by drug-taking allegations and what it demands from its competitors is verging on the inhumane. Were they animals undergoing such suffering there would be an outcry. But this is, for all its many faults, the greatest sporting event of them all.