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Yorkshire Tough Mudder: The Broken Man Review

It was Nietzsche who said ‘if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.’ As I stood teetering over the edge of disaster, overlooking a circular slide that would plunge me into ice cold water, I was certainly consumed by some kind of abyss…

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George Best: All By Himself – 8.5/10

“I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered…”

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Rocky Balboa – 7/10

‘But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward…’

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Rocky V – 4/10

‘All those beatings you took in the ring, I took them with you…’

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Ten things I learnt from watching Rocky I, II, III and IV back to back

It didn’t start as a Rocky marathon… I was only supposed to watch the first two but then I found myself so wrapped up in the story of the Italian Stallion that I had to carry on. Well I say that, in actuality, it was my wife watching them for the first time who was obviously baying for blood so much that she couldn’t turn them off. And so it came to pass that I watched Rocky I, II, III and IV back to back. Here is what I learnt:

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I Believe In Miracles – 8/10

They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but I wasn’t on that particular job...’

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Book Review: Slipless In Settle

‘When people said cricket was boring, I responded ‘Have you watched it after eight pints of still cider?’…

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Euro 96: When Football Came Home – 9/10

‘It’s coming home…’

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Hillsborough – 10/10

Heart wrenching, stomach churning viewing…

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The Rack Pack – 7/10

Back to the Baize…

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A dramatic retelling of the ‘golden age of snooker’ might sound like an extremely tedious affair to some, but being a big fan of snooker I was interested to see how the BBC would fare with this exclusive to iplayer production.

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