There was an article in yesterday’s Independent about David Beckham admitting to not being able to do his six year old’s homework. A humbling and genuinely funny confession from someone who is obviously at ease with knowing where his calling in life lies. Which, thankfully for us, is not in academia. I wasn’t surprised by… Continue reading David Beckham, homework and The Independent
The good thing about the Olympic games, is that when switching on the idiot box the chances are that there’s probably going to be something worth watching. This winter we have two weeks of sport to look forward to and I’m addicted to it already. It’s sports that we’re not used to seeing in this… Continue reading Torino 2006
Up the U’s!!
Colchester United beat Port Vale at the weekend to go top of League Division 1 – We are top of the league! We? It didn’t take long for the closet Col U fans to start worming their way out of the woodwork now that things are looking up at Layer Road did it? I can… Continue reading Up the U’s!!
Oasis at the City of Manchester Stadium
The Twenty 20 cricket on Friday night at Edgebaston was superb entertainment, loads of noise and action washed down with plenty of lager. Okay it’s cricket for people that don’t know about the sport, like me, but hugely enjoyable all the same. It was nice also to see so many dads there with their kids.… Continue reading Oasis at the City of Manchester Stadium
Football’s coming home
What a night! At half time I was on the phone to Ben and Chris. “They’re in a different league! They may as well just start smashing the stadium up! Outclassed!”. What do I know, or any one else come to think of it. Who in their wildest dreams could have thought that a crushed… Continue reading Football’s coming home
The old Wembley was crap
The new Wembley stadium already looks awesome with its imposing arch that will eventually hold up the stands. It will be the biggest football stadium in the world and once completed will surely be the pride of the nation, personally I can’t wait for it to be finished. However there is of course the usual… Continue reading The old Wembley was crap