Sunday. 22.09.2019
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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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VAR, assistance to referees or spectacle killer?

Video Assistant Referee, or VAR for short, is a hot topic right now in football. From experts on the TV to fans in the pubs, it’s difficult to talk about the game now without falling into a discussion about an incident where VAR has or has not played its part.  It has been argued for some time that if we have technology available to us to help eliminate refereeing mistakes then it should…