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On visiting markets over cracking markets

I’m not really sold on the book I‘m currently reading. It was recommended by a friend, so I’m giving it a fair go, but I’m 117 pages in and struggling to empathise with either the characters or the author. The main protagonist is from Yorkshire, but lives in London, yet any references to her life in Yorkshire are made as if written for a middle-class London audience. It’s cliched, dismissive to the point of patronisation, and I can’t get past it. Nor, given that the author is from and indeed lives in Yorkshire, can I begin to understand it. Continue reading On visiting markets over cracking markets

The Definitive Doncaster Rovers XI of the 21st Century

No transfer rumours for us. No detailed analysis of walk-in-the-park pre-season friendlies. Instead we decided to spend the summer getting our teeth into something more meaty. So, in episode nine of the podular STAND podcast we try and pin down The Definitive Doncaster Rovers XI of the 21st Century. Not the Best XI to have represented Rovers since the year 2000, but the players who most encapsulate what Rovers are about, and have been about in those seventeen years. Continue reading The Definitive Doncaster Rovers XI of the 21st Century