The Commonwealth Games are crap, but I’ll watch them anyway

I was going to write a post about how I just don’t get the Commonwealth Games. It’s not an aversion to sport, and it’s not necessarily an aversion to the British Empire (+ Mozambique), or whatever it was that ended up being today’s Commonwealth of Nations. Although I could talk about that in a minute. […]

I was always the patriotic one

Scotland have played Italy this evening, messing about with BBC One’s brand spanking new Saturday night lineup. A conversation between me and my mother: Me: It’s not as if we’d win. Mother: But we will win. Me [sarcastically]: Yeah, yeah. Well we didn’t. But from what I saw, Scotland didn’t play too badly — but […]