Monthly Archives: May 2006

The Dragon of Mostar

The one thing all those years of brutal ethnic cleansing and pointless fratricidal war in the Balkans didn’t destroy was the dark sense of humor shared by all sides. Remember Mostar? The picturesque Bosnian town famous for its Ottoman era … Continue reading

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At Least Now England Have an Excuse

Becks, Rooney and Owen: A Bridge Too Far? Yes, of course the loss of Wayne Rooney is devastating to England’s imagined World Cup prospects, but to be frank, those prospects were hopelessly over-imagined by the English media. Rooney’s injury, and … Continue reading

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