Milk!

Remember this? I saw a modern non battery powered milk float yesterday..didn't think milk delivery still existed... Aw, it takes me back to a time where the hum of the milk float along with the clinky click of the bottles was my alarm clock. Sundays brought the smell of a roast dinner in every street, … Continue reading Milk!

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2 tries to 0

  So many penalties..New Zealand and Williams seeing red..Kieran Reed looking bemused after the whistle..it's enough to stretch a white cloud into a long one.. With two tries to nil can the boys make it two triumphs to win the series. Yet all that was happening while I was at the beach with tee and … Continue reading 2 tries to 0

A lion stirred?

Game done in the first of three tests in the New Zealand v British & Ireland Lions.  What did you think? I thought there were some great moments after weeks of pointed conversations against the Lions attacking ability. Touch down in NZ for the lions Not finishing opportunities blighted chances, with too many penalties ending … Continue reading A lion stirred?

The worst job?

Back in 1996 I left the RAF..To get some extra cash between my transition to civvie life I took on the worst job of my life! Everyone has their own personal worst job, that job that gave them hell, pain, frustration but that job hopefully eventually become favourite anecdotes to tell. Whether it was the … Continue reading The worst job?

“It is proof that the fabric of this society is not torn”

That was the comment from Mohammed Mahmoud the imam from the Finsbury Park mosque where further hatred led to unnecessary murder of human life. A father of four decided to drive to London to kill because of hatred of Muslims..in other words to kill fellow human beings. My sadness for the loss of more people … Continue reading “It is proof that the fabric of this society is not torn”

Is blood always thicker than water?

  This is the proverb which suggests family relationships and loyalty are stronger than that of friends, but I question this after reading what happened in Serbia last weekend. Welsh fans donated blood to a local Serbian who was shot in the stomach during clashes between rival fans from Partizan and Red Star ahead of … Continue reading Is blood always thicker than water?

My gills are sunburnt!

What is up with this weather! It's like me choosing from a menu, just can't make my mind up..Do I go with the sun, the rain, the wind, the cold, the hot, how about muggy..I'll have the sunshine burger with muggy mash..or maybe..hmm.. Yes, I know, the weather is a time honoured discussion of British … Continue reading My gills are sunburnt!

Rest in peace Adam West

As a kid one of my favourite shows was batman..Fond memories of a beautifully created chaos of sound and colour Before blu ray and 4k this show was a sensation to my senses..always waiting for the next punch to see if it's a whamm or a kapow (personal favourite) These days the world of batman … Continue reading Rest in peace Adam West