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How can boxing be called sport?

I was dismayed to see boxer Joe Calzaghe win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, with fellow boxer Ricky Hatton coming third. It’s nothing personal, but there is no way that I consider boxing a competitive sport, to me it is barbaric and nothing more than two grown men bashing each other up. What is the difference between this and two toddlers slogging it out in a playpen who...
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A visit to my final resting place

My father died five years ago and this is the headstone which has been made for him and was finally laid last Friday. It is made from red granite and is adorned with hand carved love hearts and angels. It was chosen by my mother and sister Rosalind, whose own home is decorated with hearts, roses and cupids. It is certainly one of the most elaborate new headstones in the graveyard. In fact, this...
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