Seeing his opponents drift wide, Oliveira pounced. His team boss says he knew immediately that the win was secured. “Before he crossed the line I knew he was going to win … when it’s such a long time you’ve been waiting, and we are not blasé like some teams, like you know if you’re working […]
However, critics argue that the lyrics to Rule Britannia, including the line ‘Britons never, never, never shall be slaves’, are overtly racist given the UK’s prominent role in the slave trade – and also the implication that some people could be slaves.
Not to mention the joy, camaraderie and friendships forged or strengthened on docks or amid the salt spray that will be surrendered in 2020. Or the lost Boxing Day chats featuring Wikipedia-pipped facts about Wild Oats XI to impress family and friends gathered in a post-Christmas haze to watch the race from the shoreline or […]