Published by : Phillip Khan-Panni

FALLING BEHIND THE TIMES IN IRELAND

  When I came to live in Ireland, last year, I hoped to keep in touch with England through The Times. It was, however, never quite the same paper as I’d get in London. And then, quite recently, they abandoned all pretence and made it an Irish paper: The Times, Ireland edition. It was, in

Males and females competing together

  Was at the RDS last Friday, for the Aga Khan trophy for showjumping. The USA won with an all-female quartet of riders. Showjumping seems to be the only major sport in which men and women compete together, and on equal terms. That applies to the horses as well, with mares, stallions and geldings all