Hi guys, I am Sandy, just a member of the New Zealand public who has the opportunity to say a few words to you. You have your drills and tactics, you are […]
A visit to Wales in general and Cardiff in particular
I had a lovely drive the other day. A good chunk of the principality of Wales. I drove from Welshpool to Cardiff on Monday afternoon, a distance of about 120 miles. The road […]
A movie was made a while ago about the South Africans who won the 1995 world cup ! A MOVIE ! Apparently its about triumph against the odds? Let us remind ourselves […]
What is wrong with the Conservative Party? It’s nothing to do with politics !
I have realised what is wrong with the Conservative Party. Why they had been unable to wrest power from Labour in the last few elections, and had to share with the ghastly […]
Social or anti-social media?
I have moved around a lot over the years and travelled the world, losing touch with everyone I met. Then the internet was invented and after a while Old friends sites came […]
We need a seven!
A few weeks ago Jen and I went along to Great Tripetts Farm to watch the final of a polo tournament. Great Trippetts is an absolutely fabulous location for polo. They have […]
25 random facts about me
1) I have size 13 feet. 2) I was the only kid in my schools history who played 1st XV rugby, 1st XI Cricket and 1st XI Soccer. 3) I was captain […]
Why I lived in England
Following on from a discussion about how everyone thinks New Zealand is better than Britain. This isn’t exhaustive and isn’t meant to be biased as I am a hugely patriotic kiwi, but […]
Sandy versus Vodafone
I have two phones on our account with Vodafone. I pay them about £65 a month to provide a mobile phone service. They don’t have a signal at my house although their […]
Most amazing kiwi sports story ever
In the history Of New Zealand, only 6 men have played both Rugby and Cricket for NZ at international level. In NZ rugby history, one of the most controversial moments was Andy Hadens famous […]
Worst hotel experience ever
This is a copy of my email to the hotel I am so angry my hands are actually shaking. You will see I have Cc’d your group head office, I will also […]
All I wanted was to buy some aftershave
This is my email to Space NK apothercary after a throughly depressing shopping encounter. They could have been bigged up to the http://www.verygoodservice.com website. Instead they got this. which is basically the opposite. […]
Goodwood membership, not doing that again!
What follows are my emails to Goodwood racecourse about what I consider to be poor value for money membership. “Some time ago I spent the best part of £300 buying an annual […]
My tribute to my Dad
The following is what I read out at Dads funeral in 2009 I am Sandy, the middle son. I won’t know many of you in the room and there will be many […]
This is my blog, its my place to write my rants, publish my rails against poor service or observe the ridiculous and comment on stuff I deem noteworthy, I hope you enjoy […]