Category Archives: Tennis

Wish You Were Here

If I bit my fingernails, now would be the time I would be doing it. No, nothing medical….The Ashes. It’s lunch on the final day and Australia need 20 more runs to win the first of the Ashes test. Already … Continue reading

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I Huffed and I Puffed……..

Wow, things are moving so quickly again, I’ve got appointments coming out of my ears at the moment, and it looks like I’ll back in hospital within a matter of weeks. I’ve hardly had chance to catch my breath (no … Continue reading

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The Stone Roses – a review

I don’t know what it was that made me need to go and see The Stone Roses on Sunday, I had already documented my distrust of my judgement. The impulsive last-minute change of heart, concern over my health, and scepticism over … Continue reading

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Another Day @TheChristie

I knew that Thursday night was not going to be a good one. I had fallen asleep in the armchair twice during the course of the afternoon/evening, so it was no surprise that I was awake half the night. I … Continue reading

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