Tag Archives: Aldershot

Unexpected gig

Today I finished the fence around the Wildflower Patch. It wasn’t as straightforward as it should have been, given I made a good start yesterday. The trouble started when I unrolled a new length of caging wire. I laid 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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Water logged pitch

At the beginning of the week, I had a text from Nicktor suggesting we go along to the Rec and lend our support to the Mighty Shots on New Years Day. The plan was for us to have lunch first … Continue reading

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Sherbert lemons

When we eat at the Albion (almost every Tuesday night) we generally sit at the same table. There’s no real reason why we chose the table over any of the others, but, being horrendous creatures of habit, Nicktor and I … Continue reading

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The little supporter

Susanne and Rafi came over today. They were supposed to arrive at Farnham station but the trains were all over the place so they arrived at Haslemere instead. On Tuesday night, at the Aldershot game, I bought Rafi a Shot’s … Continue reading

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Unexpected joy

I think I’ve mentioned before that the mighty Shots are not so mighty this season. Each game I’ve been to has been, to put it mildly, rubbish. The sort of form that makes you question your support. Tonight we played … Continue reading

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The jaws that bite, the claws that catch

“An Irishman, a Scotsman and an Australian, walk into a football ground…” Said Mark as we walked through the Rec turnstile. “There’s a joke in there somewhere,” Replied Stewart. We’d just walked down from the Queen Vic having had dinner … Continue reading

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Welling up

Up until the 19th century, Welling in Kent was a favourite haunt of highwaymen. They found great joy in concealing themselves in the heavy woodland that surrounded the town. The fact that Welling was also a big stopover for coaches … 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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Conference beckoning

Tonight Aldershot played Southend. It was the third last game of the season and to have any real hope of remaining in League 2, they had to win. Everyone knew it was a fight for survival. Everyone except the players, … Continue reading

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