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Invitation to participate in audience research project on international news coverage of the FIFA 2018 World Cup

Published June 14, 2018

Professor Marie Gillespie has asked for your assistance.  Please read this letter from her.   Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK 76AA 13.06.18   Dear Friends, Football Fans and Colleagues, Re: Invitation to participate in audience research project on international news coverage of the FIFA 2018 World Cup As Russia is set to host the FIFA World Cup this month, there is talk of controversy – both on and off the pitch. Recent UK press reports predict a repetition of the violence that marred English-Russian fans relations at the Euro 2016 tournament in Marseille. What […]

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Humphrey Hawksley: Asian Waters

Published May 31, 2018

Bushmen may be interested in this forthcoming book and its launch. Humphrey Hawksley Senate House invitation Duckworth ASIAN WATERS PR

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Bushmen fixtures 2018

Published May 31, 2018

Fixtures 2018

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The Bushmen in Dorset 2018

Published May 31, 2018

Dorset 2018

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Team sheet for Bushmen versus Eastonians at Navestock

Published May 26, 2017

A foray into darkest Essex… Eastonians 2017

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Fernhurst Cricket Club’s match report

Published May 17, 2017

15 May 2017 : A fine reception for the BBC Bushmen A fine reception for the BBC Bushmen pictured: Sunday XI Vice Captain Tim Freeman back in the runs On a weekend of unprecedented success for the club’s various senior and junior teams, the gentlemen of the Sunday XI decided to share the love by losing. Fernhurst CC was delighted to welcome back the BBC Bushmen for their annual trip to the village and the friendly match was played out in beautiful spring sunshine. FCC skipper Matt Westley made an early claim for catch of the season with a Stokesian […]

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Recent Bushmen results

Published May 15, 2017

Heavy defeat from the V&A; here’s their match report: V&A PLAYERS: C M-T [Captain], C JONKERS, T P-G, N P-G, D DE CAIRES, N EMLEY, T BIRD, N BIRD, L NIEBOER, D SIMPSON, S JULKA “They are a small, hardy, intelligent and gentle people, who have eked out life for themselves, while the rest of humanity developed along completely different lives” – John Simpson Our opponents were not the people of the Kalahari desert as Simpson describes but, spiritually at least, from Bush House, the home to the BBC World Service until its move in 2012.  Theirs is a distinguished, […]

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Bushmen versus Newdigate, 23rd April 2017

Published April 24, 2017

Result Bushmen versus Newdigate 2017

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Bushmen Fixtures 2017

Published February 27, 2017

Fixtures 2017

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David Wedgwood Benn

Published February 11, 2017

I’ve received a number of emails about the death of David Wedgwood Benn, for many years a familiar figure in the corridors of Bush House.  Tales of his doings are legion, so I thought I’d relay these from my inbox.  Many Bushmen will also remember the writers.  The emails are in reverse order, i.e. the first is the most recent. Andy   Shelley Gillespie I was doing a recording with him in one of the ground floor south west studios and there was sizeable mound of tape on the floor.  He listened to the recording and suddenly pounced on the […]

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