As Liverpool hang by a very thin thread in the top four, I thought I would digress a little from my usual theme. I did think, briefly, about elaborating. Liverpool, the city? The top four what? But many will not need the information: the fame of many of our top (and more recently, not so top) football clubs worldwide is astonishing. I remember entering an ancient temple in Thailand with an awe-inspiring statue of Buddha, only to be stopped by one of the guards and being informed that he supported Manchester United; he had heard our accents.
On a trip to see Bapuji, Ba and the family we had wandered into the Old Town, where people of sane mind clearly support the right team…..