With having done the capital of Wales, and then seven days later, the capital of Scotland, and with it being an International weekend, I’d decided that the chance to complete the mainland set of capital cities within 14 days, too good a chance to miss. With having already done most of the grounds in London,…… Continue reading 16/11/19 Enfield Town v Folkestone Invivta, Isthmian League Premier Division. Was A Capital Idea At The Time.
Saturday is the one day of the week where I feel true freedom from a life that is becoming more and more a psychological trudge, I’m obviously not the only one who feels it, the bus driver hadn’t changed the destination on the front, and I was the only one who had noticed at that…… Continue reading 9/11/19 Hearts v St Mirren, Manage In The Capital.
A game in Cardiff holds special meaning for me, it was the first game I managed to get to after I went head surfing. I’m almost 100% better, the last bit is proving to be the most difficult, and highly irritating to me personally. It’s something that if I had a fair crack at, I…… Continue reading 2/11/19 Cardiff City v Blues, To Cap It All.
With England already winning 7:0 in the rugby World Cup semi final, I ventured out in the rain. 7:0 in rugby is effectively 1:0 in football, so nowhere near as impressive as a 9:0 away win, which is what Leicester had just inflicted on Southampton. There’s a paper shop near to where I get off…… Continue reading 26/10/19 Blues v Luton Town, The Reign From Spain Fails Mainly On The Plain.
Was a time, in the not too, distant past, where you had no option but to trust the timetables on bus shelters, if there was someone already there, you always enquired as to how long they’d been waiting, it preceded a conversation, the length usually depending on when the bus arrived. Now we have VDUs,…… Continue reading 19/10/19 Leeds United v Blues, Tripping Over Leeds Is A Common Occurrence.
One of my long suffering Sisters, has been keeping close tabs on me since my accident, and I’m sure that given the chance, she’d have me under some kind of house arrest, so I don’t go doing it again. In fairness to her, she’s susceptible to anxiety, always has been, if she had nothing to…… Continue reading 12/10/19 Stalybridge Celtic V Bamber Bridge, Northern Premier League Premier Division, Bridging The Gap.
Whether it was lack of sleep on Friday morning, and not enough sleep on Friday night, I’m not sure, probably both, but getting up to make the 6:15 out of New Street up to Edinburgh, wasn’t easy, I vowed to sleep on the train going up, something I wasn’t able to do initially, as fate…… Continue reading 5/10/19 Hearts v Kilmarnock, He Must’ve Clambered On Top Of His Zimmer Frame.