Fashanu – Toronto & London 1990

Fashanu – Toronto & London 1990

Written by Allan Hall The door to the suite opened wide, its bed reflected in the mirror of a large wardrobe which stood on the wall at its end. Two pairs of feet poked out from beneath the sheets. Entering the room I saw Justin Fashanu – Britain’s first...
The Cannibal Files: 1991, 2002, 2013

The Cannibal Files: 1991, 2002, 2013

Written by Allan Hall There are some for whom regular recipes will never be enough…. In July 1991 I first stepped into the dark, unfathomable world of eating humans when based in New York as the correspondent for The Sun. A man called Jefrey Dahmer had been...
Congo 2003

Congo 2003

Written by Roger Allen Goma airport is the only one in the world with a lava flow six feet high splitting the runaway in two with commercial airliners stranded outside the terminal building, never to fly again. It was from the, now extended, grass strip, that Anton...
Seoul Olympics 1988

Seoul Olympics 1988

The Hungry Hack’s guest eater this month is Dick Durham, former reporter on the Daily Star I love dogs, but couldn’t eat a whole one. I discovered that in South Korea, a land where mutt-munching is no more unusual than scoffing a beefburger is in the west. It was...
Game, Set and Match – Paris 1985

Game, Set and Match – Paris 1985

Written by Allan Hall If the two tribes of reporters and photographers are as different as can be, then the sub-species ‘sports journalist’ are remoter still. They are children in adult form, generally, immersed in their hobby that just happens to pay them...