Monthly Archives: February 2011

The first gay cricketer.

Yesterday’s India vs England game in the cricket World Cup pretty much had everything. Apart from a win for either team. It was breathless , extraordinary entertainment and the result was somehow fitting. And yet that wasnt cricket’s big news … Continue reading

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Catching up.

I knew this would happen eventually. That I would kind of run out of steam for a bit with the blog. Sorry for the 2 week break , it does mean there is a lot to say. I did six … Continue reading

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The world according to Melanie Phillips

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1356699/David-Cameron-Tory-Prime-Minister-upholding-traditional-morality-bigotry.html There are a number of people who think I am unnecessarily obsessed with the Daily Mail. I can’t really blame them. But I don’t think that it pays to be apathetic to the fact that it more than any … Continue reading

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Bristol.

I have always liked Bristol. Even when its weekend streets are packed with drunken flotsam and jetsam , it seems to hold its own. It helps that it has several distinct drinking areas depending on your tastes. It now has … Continue reading

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The longest weekend.

Saturday 6th February. 0645 Alarm goes off. I have got to get ready , pick up my mate Dave at 8am and drive to Bristol to do February’s quiz grand prix. I switch the alarm off and fall asleep. 0735 … Continue reading

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