Tag Archives: football

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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Come on you Reds!

It was a bit of a disappointing Boxing Day. Weatherwise, it started grey and went downhill from there. I think it was making up for the beautiful Christmas Day. However, the biggest disappointment of the day was Bob’s lack of … Continue reading

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Day-z decided I wanted to wake up at 5am today. Tomorrow will be different when I can shut the bedroom door. And that’s what I spent a good part of the day doing. A simple job, I thought. The holes … Continue reading

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The pigeon of Torquay

It being a bank holiday Monday, there was football on today. The (not always but sometimes) Mighty Shots were due to travel to Torquay for their latest game. Nicktor fancied a day out, explaining to Dawn that he was only … Continue reading

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World Cup finale

Tonight was the end of the World Cup for another four years. The final saw Germany playing Argentina. Argentina was on a wave of public joy after they saw their bitter enemies Brazil trounced 7-0 by the German team. Even … Continue reading

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Hedges and boats

Up bright and early this morning then, realising my mistake, I went back to bed. Up at a proper holiday hour and a leisurely start to the day, we headed out for a garden visit. Following a long and arduous … Continue reading

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Biscuits beat football

Since living at Frensham, we have discovered Border Biscuits. They make the most amazing biscuits. They are sold at both the farm and village shops. They are ridiculously more-ish. Today I tried the Yoghurt, Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Crumbles. They … Continue reading

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Here we go again

The World Cup started in Brazil today. Actually the first game started at 9pm, our time. England play their first game on Saturday. As kick off isn’t until 11pm, I’m figuring I might get to see it! But, back to … 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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Walking without fear

It’s an odd thing in Marrakech but if you turn left upon leaving the Hotel Islane, you are entering a world of hassle, crowds and assorted denizens of the dark realms. If, however, you turn right, the world of comfort … Continue reading

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