The real winnners of the World Cup

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Theresa Mallinson in ‘The World Cup Day that was: 8 July’  The Daily Maverick  reports: The UK’s Guardian newspaper has come up with a way of working out the real winners of the World Cup – according to how well countries have fared when their results are weighted for population, GDP, and GDP per capita. […]

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An American perspective on the World Cup

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Young American Interns stay at Liz at Lancaster During May we at Liz at Lancaster were privileged to host a group of 12 extraordinary students from the University of Michigan. Our experience of them here at Liz at Lancaster was as a group of talented, engaged, intelligent, respectful, humane, funny, warm, caring individuals. They were […]

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The highs and lows of day 1 of the World Cup, especially traffic issues

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World Cup Soccer first day The event that we have all been waiting for since the announcement in 2005 is finally here … and despite some serious traffic and transport hitches, it all went well on the FIRST big day.  Lots of hoarse voices amongst Safricans today as well as much babelaas.  See https://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/talk-the-talk-a-z-of-south-african-slang ! Traffic issues For […]

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