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 is fabulous, winding, great views, wonderful countryside. The Welsh valleys have much to recommend them as a treat for the eyes. On the […]

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Invictus!

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 about that game and those gentlemen. Our greatest rugby foes, in their first world cup, at Ellis park. A  brutal Rugby cauldron at […]

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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 along, then google, then MySpace and Facebook. Suddenly at the click of a mouse we are back in touch with all the people […]

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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 created the most beautiful lawn in an amazing setting. Very civilised indeed. Anyway this was a high goal match, meaning that some of […]

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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 of my primary school gymnastics team. (I was little when I was at primary school) 4) I won a competition at a nightclub […]

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