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Entries from April 2008

Will Robson on ultralight hiking (The Times).">Will Robson on ultralight hiking (The Times).

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Ultralighters choose thin layers of man-made fibre for clothing; never cotton, which never dries. Talking of which, there’s nothing worse than chafing and now that rugby players wear Lycra under shorts, it’s acceptable to admit that wearing them on long hikes is essential. Read Will Robinson’s advice on hiking in the UK before heading out […]

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Blackjack is not poker, The Times gets the wrong game.

April 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Kevin Maher blunders badly in today’s Times two-star verdict on the movie 21. Under the headline Not just a poker face he writes, Unfortunately, for large chunks of the Spacey poker drama 21 the scenes are all about what the scenes are about - ie playing poker. Unfortunately for Maher the film is not about […]

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