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Why I hate the Latest Betfair Advert
By R.P. McQuillan
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Gambling addiction can ruin lives and wreck families; but large betting companies, despite supporting 'responsible gambling', seemingly want to tempt us to have a flutter everywhere we look and wherever we turn. Where should we draw the line?
Delirium: My Fascination for the 1978 World Cup Final
By R.P. McQuillan
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The 1978 World Cup Final was one of the most spectacular but controversial sporting events in recent memory. All of Argentina, backed by the ruling military junta was willing them to win against a talented Dutch Team. This is my take on a truly gripping but heavily tarnished match and the events that surrounded it.
Attack of the Flying Squirrel People!
By E. Steven Newby
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
An award winning, comedic essay on the insane sport of wingsuit flying. It explores the history of the sport, the direction it's moving in, and the questionable sanity of its participants.