Wednesday. 13.11.2019
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Matthew Kennington English teacher, published translator and writer

A clean break

Helicopter-ambulance-air-rescue
Somehow we got back to base. A Hyundai mini-van from Middlesborough to Brigg. Two hours on the A1 motorway. I’d planned it all...

Tales from The Wall #1

The conversation started innocuously enough. Olaf was informing me that the owners of the property, where his family were to spend the...

The Universals

It is said that we have never been so connected. We can interact with hundreds of people from all over the world in a matter of seconds....

Parasites

I’ve been walking a lot recently, avoiding social media, trying to improve my wellbeing, listening to my inner voice more. We all talk...

The Elephant (Brexit)

There is a new rule whenever my parents visit me in Spain or when I stay with them in England. Do not mention the ‘B’ Word. Alcohol...
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Modern football is rubbish

Football is a game which is played, televised and gambled on almost 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year all across the globe. It used to commence at three o clock on English Saturday afternoon. With the invention of the weekend and leisure time in late 19th century industrialized Britain, the game boomed as men left the factories at noon, flocking to the stadia of muscular…