Posts by George Dodds

Cameras roll for a new breed of local hero

2 May 2021
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George Dodds

It had to be a good omen. Saturday lunchtime, Film4. Local Hero….

I think we’ve waited long enough

30 April 2021
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George Dodds

600 days. More than 14400 hours. Around 860000 minutes. Roughly 51800000 seconds….

Home comforts from a world of sport

19 April 2021
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George Dodds

The road to enlightenment contains many sweeping turns, switchbacks, elective junctions, traps…

Nostradamus nails it

7 April 2021
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George Dodds

L’avenir du speedway britannique n’est pas Vissing, Riss, Cook ou même Crump…

Test of a real character

16 March 2021
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George Dodds

In any normal year this is the point where winter gives way…

We’re on the road to somewhere

6 March 2021
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George Dodds

From the Turin Papyrus through John Ogilby via Rand McNally and Michelin…

History in the making?

21 February 2021
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George Dodds

So it seems that the first race of the 2021 Championship will…

So who’s it all for then?

9 February 2021
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George Dodds

I’ve become increasingly convinced that life is little more than a series…

The truth is out there … it’s May the first

26 January 2021
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George Dodds

In these difficult times I’m even keener than ever to swoop on…

I’m a natural for head of BS

11 January 2021
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George Dodds

There’s not a lot of overlap between Egypt and motorsports; even less…

Here it is, Merry Xmas blog

27 December 2020
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George Dodds

Proof, if any was needed, that 2020 has been as a year…

Ghosting in from left field

7 December 2020
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George Dodds

One of my favourite all-time quotes is attributed to journalist, social commentator…