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Mediocracy

28 December 2010

A group of anonymous people

There are many criticisms I have of my former secondary school, but in spite of that I do remember some exceptional teachers whose influence I still feel today, more than two and a half decades later. They were erudite, certainly, and often charismatic. But above all, their lasting legacy can be summed up by two words: excellence and individualism.

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The language of the land

28 June 2010

I know pretty much nothing about football, but even I now know who Fabio Capello is. I obviously canít comment on his professional skills as a coach since I know nothing about that field (apologies for the pun). What I will say, though, is that I find it appalling that he leads the England team, yet clearly does not speak much English. Presumably, he is living here as well as working, in which case I firmly believe he should speak the country's language.

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