Every two years your average football fan goes stir crazy/cold turkey. Even the most level headed amongst us, find ourselves either going slightly mad, or sending our nearest and dearest mad in the process. Yep, when the year ends in an odd number, we look to fill our waking hours with something, anything to keep…… Continue reading Dodging The Tumble weeds in Search Of Scraps.
I know I tend to give anything technology wise, a wide berth, but I have to admit, it’s got its benefits. Otherwise, thanks to Dave, I wouldn’t have found out about the beer festival. Fleetingly, I’d hoped to pack a lot more into the weekend, but due to a whole raft of reasons, (Some of…… Continue reading 25/26/5/19 Thirsty Magpie Beer Festival, He Drinks A Bitter Drink, He Drinks A Cider Drink
Another season came and went. I’m not working in the same job, or even at the same place that I was at the start of it. I’m not going to go into detail, other than that the situation wasn’t entirely down to me. At the time it meant a huge amount of personal upheaval, and…… Continue reading A Bit Collate, But Not Forgotten.
I felt a bit cheeky leaving the others to go on an ale trail round Chorley, but I really didn’t want to face a game like this stone cold sober, plus Chorley might be on the small side, but it’s packed with some really good pubs. Not having anything to eat, Val made sure I…… Continue reading 12/5/19 Chorley v Spennymoor Town, National League North Playoff Final, Penalty Clause.
Originally I wasn’t going to bother doing the last game of the season at Reading, as Sky now controls our domestic game at the top level, all championship games are played on a Sunday with a 12:30 kick off, that way, they can take their circus to any ground they deem worthy of an interested…… Continue reading 5/5/19 Reading v Blues, Another Chapter Ends . . . . Not Quite.
After Val’s full English, we got the 350 bus to close to Heathrow to meet hubby John, unfortunately there’d been a miscommunication, where we’d gone to meet him, wasn’t where we were supposed to be, and by the time this was ascertained, it was too late to make the trip up to Shropshire for the…… Continue reading 4/5/19 Charlton Athletic v Rochdale, Surrounded By Pigs.
I’d given myself 3 choices for my last day of freedom before having to drag myself back to the wind and grind of work, Worcestershire v Warwickshire in the Royal London cup, the remnants of storm Hannah already putting me off the thought of sitting in the cold, watching cricket, for that one, Coventry v…… Continue reading 28/4/19 Blues women v Liverpool Women, Women’s Super League, Blue and White.