Tag Archives: rugby

On A Little Hill, Far, Far Away #Britishandirishlions #southafrica #memories

There is a rugby test match due to take place this Saturday in Cape Town between the British and Irish Lions and the current World Champions, South Africa. In 1997 I took my father to South Africa for his seventieth … Continue reading

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The University Years – This Sporting Life, Part One #bristoluniversity #1975

It is 1975 and I’ve left my sleepy New Forest home for the bright lights and persistent rain that was Bristol University to study law and life. I had a lot to learn. Arriving at University, it was a chance … Continue reading

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The Musketeer Conundrum

With football now back on the UK screens with artificial crowds and noise, sport is in the headlines. One oddity is being able to hear the players, encouraging, cajoling and directing each other. A bit like any game on any … Continue reading

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The Musketeer Conundrum

With the soccer World Cup starting, we are seeing a lot of press of the ‘The boy’s are raring to go’ sort. Quite a few emphasise how much the ‘lads’ are all together, the perfect team mates. I played in … Continue reading

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J is for Jumble Sales #atozchallenge

For the last two years I’ve joined in the #atozchallenge, namely to post every weekday in April using each letter of the alphabet in turn. In 2015 it was places I’d been to, in 2016 it was London themed. This … Continue reading

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