Aisle be Back: The end of season wrap

By Kevin McCarthy Napoleon (the movie) thunders on to our cinema screens soon. Which got me thinking in the aftermath of the rugby world cup final about his supposed preference that his Generals above all else be Lucky. Was there anyone else who, watching Sam Cane dying a thousand deaths on

Aisle be Back: The Quarter-Final

By Kevin McCarthy It must have been about 2004, when I still went to parties.  I was talking to an attractive Irish woman – somebody had to – and she was haranguing me about how shit New Zealand was. This being the country she was currently living in, it seemed