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Heady
September 30, 2012 – 5:57 pm | No Comment
Heady

They knew that Dot was pregnant before she knew, they knew that Jean was having a secret affair with her brother .
It was fairly clear to me at a very tender age that shoving your head into stuff gave you great insight and wisdom.

Finding their own level
September 27, 2012 – 5:08 pm | One Comment
Finding their own level

“Fergie’s fledglings” had taken wing in an FA Cup third round replay at Loftus Road a month earlier and had generated a fevered anticipation not seen for a few years.
I felt a strong sense of solidarity with the Hillsborough families at the time of the disaster and that has grown over the last 23 years.

CYCM: Pogue mahole and put on some vinyl
September 26, 2012 – 6:04 pm | No Comment
CYCM: Pogue mahole and put on some vinyl

Everyone remembers the first record they got. Mine was, rather shamefully, the Frog Song (aka: We all stand together) by Paul McCartney and Rupert the Bear.
I didn’t actually go to the shop to get it …

I’m not being Funny
September 24, 2012 – 6:19 pm | No Comment
I’m not being Funny

‘It would be shocking, we would have to put his face on milk cartons and retrace his steps from when we saw him last play’. ’What?’ he said. ‘If we lost Adam Jones’ I said.
‘Did Mary consent to Jesus’s dad impregnating her? Because if he didn’t then he clearly raped her‘

Seven annoying things from this week (so far)
September 19, 2012 – 7:24 pm | 2 Comments
Seven annoying things from this week (so far)

We like our sevens here at A Fine Lung and we are always annoyed, so why not combine the two to the benefit of our seven readers?

It could have been us
September 18, 2012 – 7:57 am | One Comment
It could have been us

By Phil Martin
(written BEFORE the findings of the Hillsborough report last week)
United Road was heaving; I stood on the half way line,
I dreamt of FA glory, that trophy would be mine,
It was just a quarter …

The unjust policies that led to Hillsborough
September 17, 2012 – 10:24 am | 3 Comments
The unjust policies that led to Hillsborough

The End’s Kevin Sampson, writing for Sabotage Times, looks at what led to the prime minister’s apology over the Hillsborough disaster…

Short and tender memories
September 16, 2012 – 3:56 pm | One Comment
Short and tender memories

During a visit to Anfield by Manchester United following the Hillsborough tragedy, shortly after the start of the game the mancunian reds in the Anfield Road End asked their Liverpudlian counterparts en masse ‘Where’s your …

Lest WE forget…
September 16, 2012 – 2:36 pm | 5 Comments
Lest WE forget…

Let’s put a myth to bed straight away – there is an absolutely miniscule number of Manchester United fans that celebrate the death of 96 Liverpool supporters at Hillsborough. It may suit the agenda of …

Bison Art
September 16, 2012 – 10:51 am | No Comment
Bison Art

I enjoyed the floating garden, it was a garden that floated and for that reason I edified it to levels of flabbergastment which was probably a bit over the top given the dour nature of the garden.
The Basin was hosting Atelier[Zero] which had built a row of seaside bathing huts along the side of the water’s edge.

Airborne Pandas
September 13, 2012 – 7:22 pm | No Comment
Airborne Pandas

Heckling is encouraged and will be dealt with by a sharp blow to the panda.
Malcolm’s love can and does, it’ll be doing it this Saturday in a Panda stylely mashup drinking frenzy.

Tony Wilson robbed my Rusk
September 10, 2012 – 7:11 pm | No Comment
Tony Wilson robbed my Rusk

As the birth nears all rational behaviour slips into oblivion.
Back then The 8th Day wasn’t a trendy lefty middle-class tesco express selling veggie food and biodegradable toilet cleaner.

“The raucous rebellion, the defiant humour, the fire and glee”
September 5, 2012 – 5:06 pm | No Comment
“The raucous rebellion, the defiant humour, the fire and glee”

David Conn has just had a book published about Manchester city called “Richer Than God”. I never thought I’d pay for a book about city, but after a tip off from a blue I know and respect (hard to believe I realise) I googled it. There are excerpts from it on google books, including large sections from chapter 17 “The People’s Game” about our club, and that magical night in Rochdale.

Safe in our hands
September 2, 2012 – 7:16 pm | No Comment
Safe in our hands

How do you get people to rise up against the abolition of Primary Care Trusts when they don’t even understand what a PCT is in the first place?
All this means that, depending on where you live, treatments for certain routine conditions such as cataracts and hernias are no longer available to everyone