Monthly Archives: November 2014

Off the Ball

Once again it has been a very bad week for the reputation of football. The ongoing allegations of corruption surrounding FIFA’s awarding of the World Cup to Russia and to Qatar, the controversy over whether or not Sheffield United should re-employ convicted rapist Ched Evans, the boorish chanting by England supporters in Glasgow on Tuesday […]

Art for Arts Sake

There was a report earlier this week which showed that arts and cultural activities are subsidised from the public purse to the tune of £70 per head of population in London, but that the equivalent figure for the rest of England is a paltry £5 per person. Despite this funding imbalance, many towns and cities […]