The circus comes to town

Andy Greenpoint, a New York Mets fan based in Australia, sums up the 2014 MLB Opening Series at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Just before I set off from Australia on a month-long US vacation last July, MLB commissioner Bud Selig made … Continue reading

Hari-Kari time in Chicago

It’s dangerous in downtown Chicago at present. When walking the streets, you are greeted with numerous signs warning you to beware falling ice from the buildings above, a consequence of the polar vortex that has gripped the city recently, mixed … Continue reading