Category Archives: Football games

It’s more emotionally comfortable in the back

They were all being very helpful during breakfast of the fresh week old croissants from France and home made blackberry jam. “Don’t forget the suicide whippets,” said Sleesy. “Do you write a blog?” asked Colin. “How many followers do you … Continue reading

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Goals for glory

Tonight we went to Aldershot to see them play Dagenham & Redbridge. While the day had been glorious, the night was to prove wet and cold. Nicktor managed to leave work at a reasonable hour and picked me up from … Continue reading

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Getting wet again

My timing could be better. Today, for the third time this week, I was drenched at a bus stop. It was the only time it rained and it was enough to soak me…though my raincoat managed to keep me dry … Continue reading

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Changes in Farnham

On Sunday, after 4pm, the pixies at Waitrose went a bit mad. They completely removed the awful basket only customer service slots and returned the area to the way it used to be. I didn’t know why until today when … Continue reading

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Football

Today was the last home game of the season for the Never Quite Mighty Shots. Rafi wanted to go again. Who am I to argue? I mean, really. I only do it so Suzanne can have a few free hours … Continue reading

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Designated adult

Following a less than adequate period of sleep, I met Nicktor for an 8am breakfast where he told me how he’d left his window open all night and flooded the bedroom carpet with rain. He’d tried his best to mop … Continue reading

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No expectations

Nicktor: Did Uncle Gary tell you what to expect tonight? Michael: He told me to have low expectations. Uncle Gary: NO expectations! Expecting the worst means Aldershot supporters are never disappointed. Before I go on, the photos in this post … Continue reading

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Footings and football

Tonight I went (with Nicktor and Bill) to my twelfth football ground, Prince’s Park. While this is nothing when compared with Nicktor (or Bill’s for that matter) tally, I reckon it’s not a bad total over about ten years. It … Continue reading

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The Regency Club

Tonight, Nicktor, Bill and I travelled across to watch Aldershot play Barnet at their new ground, The Hive. We set off early in order to avoid the traffic. There was a bit of a disagreement between Bill and the satnav, … Continue reading

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Flutterbies and Cansfields

As I was chatting with mum and dad this morning on Skype, there was a lot of butterfly action on the hebe and buddleia. I managed to get a photo through the office window, which I sent to them (they … Continue reading

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