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You may have noticed the conspicuous absence of football from this blog. One of the funniest, and most shocking, moments at the start of each new academic year is the one in which I’m outed by students as someone who … Continue reading

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One small dive for man

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Following the recent mountaineering deaths on K2 I’ve been thinking about the way we react, or we’re supposed to react, to this kind of disaster. A bunch of people push their bodies to the limit to achieve a sort of … Continue reading

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