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Ey Up Le Grand Départ and Le Tour de France

July 3, 2014 Comments Off on Ey Up Le Grand Départ and Le Tour de France

Tour de France? In Yorkshire? What’s that all about?”

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Marco Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Marco Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

Marco Pantani, perhaps the most flamboyant and popular road race cyclist of his era, won both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France in 1998, a double that few cyclists have achieved and none since.

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Fruitcake and Fromage: Riding the Tour de France (in Yorkshire)

October 26, 2013 Comments Off on Fruitcake and Fromage: Riding the Tour de France (in Yorkshire)

“We gotta do that!” These were the words I used over dinner in Mallorca earlier this year.

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Naked Ambition at The Calder

September 5, 2013 Comments Off on Naked Ambition at The Calder

So there I am at the press opening of The Calder, The Hepworth Wakefield’s new contemporary art space, sipping tea and chatting idly with The Guardian’s Martin Wainwright. As casually as you like, a naked young man wanders over and perches yards away from us on an old jet engine.

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Yorkshire’s East Coast: an undiscovered cultural oasis

June 23, 2013 Comments Off on Yorkshire’s East Coast: an undiscovered cultural oasis

Bridlington, once a forgotten East Yorkshire coastal town, has had a new lease of life thanks to David Hockney, one of the UK’s greatest modern artists, who now lives there.

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