Shehan Rayer

Shehan Rayer

Former writing enthusiast turned journalist turned Radio Jockey; still a writing enthusiast and a Radio Jockey. He tweets @ShehanRayer (twitter.com/ShehanRayer)

Skyfall: Stirred not shaken

There is a debate that rages unknown to most who consider themselves the most ardent of Bond fans. Shaken not stirred is a catch phrase that has latched itself firmly into the legacy of 007’s exploits, whoever may try to fill out the magic tuxedo. It is said that when the drink is shaken the ice cubes chip, hence leading to a more diluted result whereas when stirred with a special spoon the essence of the drink remains intact. He may have taken his vodka martini shaken, but Daniel Craig’s portrayal of Britain’s greatest export since Sherlock Holmes has certainly stirred ...

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The Real Madrid Foundation: A real chance for Pakistan

There is a school of thought that hints of a place deep beneath the chasm of our cricket loving souls, where a current of passion for the beautiful game of football flows. From Bolivia to South Africa, China to Mexico the Real Madrid Foundation has sought to instill its values and traditions that have seen it become one of the most dominant forces in football, the world over. And now, thanks in no small part to the Aman Foundation, 250 children aged between eight to 13 years will now find themselves enrolled in the Real Madrid Foundation. The programme that is ...

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Is it time for Arsene Wenger to leave?

Arsenal 2 Schalke 04 2 All that was missing from another disappointing European venture for Arsenal was David Bowie and Queen singing Under Pressure in the backdrop. Another night of frustration and anxiety for Gunners fans the world over as they saw a beleaguered Arsenal team catapult to a 2-0 lead only to predictably throw it away in the end. Despite an impressive first half display, looking at the Arsenal team sheet, the lack of a world-class striker was only too apparent. Rewind to last weekend’s misadventure in Manchester. Both results are symbolic of one man Robin van Persie, popularly known as RVP. It ...

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