Usain Bolt and Football


A news story appeared this week in which Usain Bolt is said to be welcome to train with Borussia Dortmund. He’s a lifelong Manchester United fan. So could we see Bolt replace his running spikes with football boots after he retires from track in London at the Athletics World Championships in summer 2017? Continue reading “Usain Bolt and Football”


The Chelsea Macbeth

I’m teaching¬†Macbeth to Year 9 this term. We were exploring the Captain’s speech, which describes the brute power of Macbeth, and I suggested that Macbeth is like Chelsea’s Diego Costa, who had been instrumental in Chelsea’s victory over Arsenal last weekend. A number of the boys got it completely with that analogy, so I started exploring it further. This is just a bit of fun, and I don’t want anyone to take it seriously in any way, but here’s the Chelsea Macbeth…

Jose Mourinho is King Duncan, presiding over the Champions of England.

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