Tag Archives: sport

1966 and all that

So, the World Cup (of soccer) has started and I guess I shall be watching a bit more of the sport than usual in the next few weeks.  This is despite an outrageous opening match which was stolen by hosts … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champions

Quite apart from being a bit of a brainbox in the maths and sciences department (at last – a son with earnings potential), Boy 3 (of 3) has really taken to the fine old game of rugby football since he … Continue reading

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Salt and Sauce

I never describe myself as a sports fan, because I am not a fanatic in the true sense.  The amount of brain power which goes into remembering names, dates, scores, horses' dams, refereeing decisions, etc could be better put towards finding a cure … Continue reading

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Working for the Man

I don't talk much about work for all sorts of reasons.  But there I was, merrily going along in the middle of May when my boss approached me with the sort of question that starts "How would you like …" but … Continue reading

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Stuff with Stuff

I’ve discussed earlier the penchant for adding spurious ingredients to things, but there is another trend in modern society which I fail to understand.  That is combining two utterly unrelated pre-existing products or events, and trying to market them as something … Continue reading

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