Monthly Archives: May 2012

Only limeys are around at 5 am

Usual jet lag, exacerbated by Red Bull and 6 samples of Heartland brewery beers led to a 4 am wake up and a 5 am stroll. Love this city already. We had arrived the day, a Sunday, on an early … Continue reading

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New York, just like I pictured it…..

……skyscrapers and everything! A new city , one of the world’s greatest, if not the greatest. I am not new to the USA, having previously visited Florida, New England and San Francisco, but I still remember my first time in … Continue reading

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Queasy like Stockport morning…

A recent post by local beer blogger Curmudgeon about the decline of the pubs around Stockport marketplace struck a chord with me as it echoed some of the thoughts I experienced during a Saturday morning visit to Stockport town centre … Continue reading

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The last post on this…

This could have been our house on Sunday afternoon, it’s like looking in a mirror. The silence after the goal sums it all up and a credit to the guy for his acknowledgement of Aguero’s goal.  A Youtube classic…. That’s … Continue reading

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…and dreams almost come true

But not today. For the blue half of Manchester and Abu Dhabi, those 5 minutes of extra time were your Barcelona 99 or Arsenal at Anfield in 1989. A fantastic end to a very interesting season and the billion pound … Continue reading

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For who would bear the whips and scorns of time..

And enterprises of great pith and moment With this regard their currents turn awry It’s Sunday the 13th May at 4.44 pm , Champions-elect Al Mahn Citeh, peace and blessings be upon them, are leading Queens Park Rangers by one … Continue reading

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Nobody likes me, nobody likes me…

Following a plea from one feeling abandoned in the Orient (and without his bears) this post takes the form of an apology from a slacker. April passed by without a post and it was not for the want of material … Continue reading

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