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Few people know what it’s like

You give it all day long and it’s a real grind, and don’t get paid diddly, struggling to just to make ends meet, you also try to keep your colleagues level headed, just so they don’t leave us, sometimes they make the cut,

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Tiger Woods back for this years Masters

I’m licking my chops waiting for the Masters to finally arrive on Thursday. I read  this article from the BBC News about Tiger’s comeback woes since his back surgery last year. It made for interesting reading. Then there were the plethora of comments about

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The World Golf Tour

I was meandering about the web a week ago trying to find games for my kid. I fell upon a golf program that I thought might be fun, not knowing in 24 hours I would be ‘like’ totally addicted. Wow,

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Get Your Surfing Kicks Here – BBC World News

Below you can watch three very cool BBC  news videos about surfing: 1. Huge California waves attract US surfers  – 29 August 2014 2. World’s first artificial surfing lake – 21 May 2014 3. Did surfer Andrew Cotton catch biggest

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Richmond Tigers have a chance of making the final eight!

Updated 30 August 2014: The Richmond Tigers did make the final eight after a tense win against the Sydney Swans to make it 9 wins in a row! Back in June the Tigers had a 3-10 record and the finals

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Colombia Bursts into Yellow Euphoria after Historic World Cup victory against Uruguay.

The streets of my adopted country are overflowing with joy. Never before had Colombia reached a World Cup quarter final. The previous record, reaching the 1990 eighth finals against Cameroon, had already been equaled by the current team. To make

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Luis Suarez – ‘I ate his liver with fava beans and a nice Chiellini’

I had to laugh when I read this on the BBC Live reporting of the latest Luis Suarez biting incident: Diego Suarez, who tweets using the handle @suarez is getting a lot of abuse following the controversial Luis Suarez’s incident

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Baseball Romanticism and Perfecting the Strike Zone

I do not follow any one particular Major League Baseball (MLB) team. Nor have I visited the United States or seen a baseball match live. But Godammit I adore baseball. One day my dream is to see a MLB game

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Gareth Bale settling in well at Real Madrid. What a Goal against Barca!

I doubted the price tag of Bale when he was bought by Real Madrid. I didn’t think he could cope with the short passing game and foot skill of Spanish football and playing second, third, or even fourth fiddle at

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Who Will Win the World Cup 2014?

You’ve got it here first folks. Observation Blogger see’s a Brazil – Spain final and Brazil win. I picked the last World Cup final and winner – Spain. My Colombian novia likes Brazil – France final and Brazil to win

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