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It's the same wherever you go

By all blacks, Asides, Literature, Sport

It’s the same wherever you go – that des­per­ate search for a pub when the All Blacks are play­ing. Even if you are Archbishop Desmond Tutu:

We meet the irre­press­ible Anglican arch­bish­op and Nobel Prize win­ner Desmond Tutu, stran­ded in San Francisco and look­ing for a bar that might broad­cast the rugby game … (the 1995 World Cup Final)

[John Carlin’s new book, “Playing the Enemy”, reviewed in the New York Times]