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Ireland’s Wars: The Royal Irish Regiment In The 19th Century

We’ve rapidly run out of expressly Irish topics to talk about when it comes to the 19th century, and the next time we turn back to the island of Ireland, we will be on the approach to the twin conflicts … Continue reading

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Review: The Dead Lands

The Dead Lands Trailer I will fully admit that, when it comes to the cinema of New Zealand, I’m far more likely to talk competently on all things Middle-Earth than anything else, such is my ignorance of the more home-grown … Continue reading

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Review – The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer As is now my modus operandi, I will provide a brief, spoiler-free, review right at the top, before moving into more in-depth discussion, a transition that will be clearly marked for readers. This … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Fourteen

Paraguay 0-0 New Zealand Awful game of football to watch. No real pressure being exerted by either side. Paraguay were comfortable and NZ were depending on the other game to really provide a shock. In the end, Paraguay were good enough … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Ten

Paraguay 2-0 Slovakia It took until the last few minutes to put them away, but Paraguay were in total control from start to finish anyway. Took both goals very well, and with it they’ve taken control of the group. They’ve … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Five

New Zealand 1-1 Slovakia The NZs are a very lucky team. At times they were all over the place. Their keeper was wobbly. Their attack was non-existant most of the game. But, because Slovakia refused to kill the game off when they had … Continue reading

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