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Who Matters?

  I got rather upset last week. I had a disagreement with Ben, the details aren’t that important. What is, important is the fact that I spoke to Dorothy about it as she knew both of us and was aware of the background to the situation. I probably shouldn’t have bothered speaking to Dorothy though …

Showing Racism The Red Card

I was recently invited to participate in a “Show Racism The Red Card” parade. Symbolically it was great  – all the people (predominantly primary school children) – walking around the football pitch However, although it might not be the objective: •    I wish there had been a brief announcement highlighting the significance of what was …

Who Represents Britain?

Many moons ago, in the year 1983 during the era of apartheid South Africa, a young South African girl moved to England, claiming British citizenship so that she could run internationally as South Africa was excluded from international events due to it’s apartheid policy.  When she ran at Crystal Palace the following year it was …