Monday, March 28, 2011

Centre Parcs

Just returned from a long weekend, celebrating (belatedly) wife's 60th with kids and theirs. Probably the 20th time we've been to CPs, not as fit (or young) as we used to be, so take it steady these days. My dear wife was not that well, so it spoilt the weekend to a certain degree, but no doubt we will return.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Six nations - disappointing end

Great that England won the Six Nations, shame they got turned over by the Paddys yesterday.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Six nations - nuff said.

Nuff Said - England v Scotland, not the best of games, but England won.

Just watched a recording of the Wales v Ireland game. Wales scored a try but it shouldn't have been awarded. Even worse was that the ref asked the assistant if it was good (the quick throw) and he said yes, where unless he knew for sure why not say no, and let decision be made upstairs where it was 100% clear that the wrong ball was used. If it was a matter of opinion by an official in open play then that's acceptable, and the referee's decision must be taken, and it's swings and roundabouts, every game has them. But this was a basic error. If Jonathan Davies agreed it was a bad decision then Nuff Said. LOL

Saturday, March 12, 2011

What a fortnight

Oh bum. 2 weeks ago the only club still in with a shout in four competitions, now it's only one.

Played well today, I would say they played the better but then I would say that of course, but there's only one statistic that counts ........... how many times the ball crosses the line.

When man of the match is a goalkeeper it kinda says something.

If anyone comments and disagrees, rememeber I have the finger on the button. LOL

Goalkeeper crisis

What happens now? DO Arsenal get special dispensation to sign a goalkeeper, as they only have one left in the club uninjured?

6 nations - historic

Italy 22 France 21 - absolutely brilliant and well deserved

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Outplayed, but only one

Ooh eck. Totally outplayed, by arguably the best team in the world, but it was only by one. 4-3 was hardly reflected, but history will show it. Wasn't 'cos of the refereeing decisions but to play half the match with 10 men was, frankly, bl##dy wrong.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Oops ......... and oops

Was gutted being held to a 0-0 yesterday ............ but feel better today :-)

Friday, March 4, 2011

I despair

Went to a venue I'd not fished for a while, and was happy to take advice on swims even though, to be honest, it was likely I'd have picked one the suggested ones anyway.

But one "hot" swim I was told about (and I'd never have fished it myself, preferring to avoid "hot" by reputation) was occupied - by TWO anglers each with TWO rods. It beggars belief, but that in a way is what barbel angling seems to have become.

Yes, when I fish with the "Biggun" from the frozed north or thereabouts, we sit in the same swim, under the same brolly, each with one rod, and put the world to rights. But that is on the mighty Trent, not sharing a swim on a small steam by comparison.

Ye gods.