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Battles and balls

Today was the final day (of 17) of the Snooker World Championship. My lovely wife has not minded me watching quite a lot of it. Okay, she doesn’t understand WHY I watch it but…even so. Naturally I wanted Ronnie O’Sullivan … Continue reading

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A walk in the park

It was the early May bank holiday today and the weather was glorious. Naturally I took the girls for a walk. And there were a LOT of people lapping up the sun. Back at the house, I took to the … Continue reading

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Farewell, Stephen

Stephen Hendry retired from International snooker competitions yesterday. He was knocked out of the world championship at the Crucible by Steven Maguire, a fellow Scot and he made the announcement almost straight away. This small event probably doesn’t mean much … Continue reading

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Snooker excitement

If you’re going to be sick, what better time than while the snooker is on. It’s the World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield at the moment. BBC2 is literally awash with green baize and coloured balls. The thing is, … Continue reading

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Go Ronnie

We spent a lovely, lazy Sunday morning, spoilt only by the fact that Mirinda had to leave after lunch for a conference. One highlight was getting to see Ronnie O’Sullivan play Steve Davis in the snooker. Of course, I’m generally … Continue reading

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German – French – English

It’s tough getting by in Zurich. Actually, can I rephrase that? It’s quite easy because you never know what language someone is going to use. So I just stick to English which seems pretty universal. It’s quite fortunate that beer … Continue reading

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C’mon Aussie!

I am sitting watching the Snooker World Championship which Neil Robertson is leading 14 – 12 at the moment. If he wins he’ll be the first Australian to ever win it. We visited his dressing room earlier and he has … Continue reading

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IR = Information Retrieval or Irritating Reading?

So I’m busy getting together information for essay number three. It’s quite dull. Actually the dullest of the four. Still, it has to be finished in just over a week so that’s not long to be bored. It’s strange but … Continue reading

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Sunday, sweet Sunday

A glorious blue day with no snow, rain or wind. And the temperature has risen. So much that I started to work up a sweat on the way home from Waitrose. After a very late breakfast, we drove up to … Continue reading

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Extended

And so it snowed again last night, causing havoc throughout the south, including here. This meant Nicktor was unable to go home this morning. With great joy he is staying with me again tonight. Last night we went down to … Continue reading

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