Richard Benson

Month: July, 2014

A knitsuke from the dovegreyreader

I have just arrived back at home from the Port Eliot festival in Cornwall, where I was talking to Lynne Hatwell at the dovegreyreader tent, interviewing Linda Brothwell at Hole & Corner, and talking at Caught By The River. To top a good time I return home with a knitsuke, one of the individual gifts/mementos […]

The fall and fall of Leeds United

My story about being a Leeds United supporter, and about how “doing a Leeds” became a recognised phrase signifying the mismanagement of football clubs in the modern age of sport, is published in Esquire this month. You can download a pdf here:┬áLeeds! Leeds! Leeds!