Time to do..

Time goes faster as we get older, that's what people say. I remember as a child summer holidays were a vastness of fun and exploration where time was endless, now summer is a brief interlude into hoping the sun will appear whilst balancing work and the chores of a home and garden. We bought a … Continue reading Time to do..

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Bad bosses, stale bread and great coaches

We've all had them right? The boss who brings pain, anguish, frustration to a working life. They put pressure on the need to put bread on the table and preoccupies the mind when sleep should bring rest. Whether it's the deceiver, the faker, the out for themselvers, the lazy, the weak, the arrogant, the boss … Continue reading Bad bosses, stale bread and great coaches

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!

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?