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The patron saint of the faintly tainted
The patron saint of the faintly tainted

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eat the cup 2018, part seven :: oh, lionheart
it all seemed so magical: england's fresh-faced youngsters marching all the way through to a semi-final for the first time since 1990. everywhere, the delirious chants of "it's coming home". and then, deep into added time, the sad realization: it's not comi...
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eat the cup, part six :: francophonie
well, friends, i can hold back no more. i've ducked out of featuring either france or belgium thus far in eat the cup 2018  because i had a feeling that i would have plenty of time to get around to them. now, i have to admit that i was a little hesitant whe...
eat the cup, part six :: francophonie
eat the cup, part six :: francophonie
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eat the cup 2018, part five :: last supper
antarctica national football team [proposed] no, it's not the last supper of this year's eat the cup , we still have a ways to go with that. today's feast was something i made in honour of the african contingent at this year's world cup, none of whom made i...
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eat the cup, part four :: the new italy
one of the shocks of the world cup came before it even started, when italy, arguably the most football-y of footballing nations, were knocked out of qualification by sweden. i remember watching the game and thinking the entire time "it couldn't happen... co...
eat the cup, part four :: the new italy
eat the cup, part four :: the new italy
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eat the cup 2018, part three :: a singular achievement
oh world cup, you can be cruel. my deepest respect to the iranian national team, who deserved better than to bow out to a profoundly average portugal. team melli has nothing  to be ashamed of. goalkeeper ali beiranavand, who was homeless on the streets of t...
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eat the cup 2018, part 2 :: full of surprises
"the world cup is not a place where one finds a lot of surprises..." - kate macdonald, 13.06.2018 "up yours, macdonald." - the gods, 14.06.2018 and following i am fish three this is why it's a very good thing that i don't place sports bets. whatever i say, ...
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eat the cup, 2018, part one :: open up and say 'da'
sometimes you win without hackers as always at the beginning of the world cup tournament, i spend my first couple of days trying to decide which country to feature first. i had pretty much made up my mind that i would follow last cup's example and honour th...
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eat the cup 2018 :: welcome, comrades!
even regular followers of this blog might be surprised to learn that the longest-standing tradition on more like space  is not tied to politics, makeup, mental health or even writing, but sport . i started the quadrennial eat the cup  "challenge" [in quotes...
eat the cup 2018 :: welcome, comrades!
eat the cup 2018 :: welcome, comrades!
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mental health mondays :: alarming
we have a huge mental health problem. it can be solved and that will take work on a lot of different fronts. people are killing themselves in astounding numbers . people are killing themselves at a greater rate than at any time in the last twenty years and ...
mental health mondays :: alarming
mental health mondays :: alarming
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mental health mondays [on tuesday] :: feeling better?
what's harder than figuring out if you have a mental disorder? figuring out if you still have one after years of treatment. or figuring out if your disorder is still debilitating enough that you need to continue taking medication to control it. or figuring ...
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