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This notion of ‘retirement’ is curious. Of course, it features heavily in my research capacity. Marvell, by his own admission, favoured ‘modest retirement’. There are entire realms of conscience and casuistry to be explored when examining someone’s choice of the passive ‘private’ life over the active ‘public’ life. Continue reading


Davis Mugs

Tie-break, 6-5, match point, Alex Bogdanovic. World no. 5 Andy Roddick challenges the call on Hawk-Eye, successfully, wins the set point in his favour, and goes on to scrape a narrow victory, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4. The smallest of margins can have the most decisive impact. One might suspect that Bogdanovic’s mixed career could have … Continue reading