Category Archives: My World and As I See It

Band of Heaven


‘Right guys, when’s the first practice?’ John was trying to organise things. ‘We’re just waiting for Maurice to clear receiving’, said Sam ‘White or Gibb?’ asked someone else. ‘White of course’, joined in Janis, ‘Gibb’s already here’. ‘Right then lets … Continue reading

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Drones? Smones!


Think drones and radio controlled aircraft are a new innovation? Check out this article from a 1930s edition of The Kings Air Force . Nothing new under the sun then really!

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Welcome to the 16th year of the millennium.


I wasn’t going to say the clichéd Happy New Year, its a bit late for that. Hence the alternative title for this piece, which is as usual ramblings about me, life and the universe. I can’t believe that a year … Continue reading

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Secret Cinema – The Empire Strikes Back


They’ve produced a video of our experience at the Secret Cinema in the summer:   Enjoy!  

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BBC Cancels F1 TV contract


Well that’s just about it. Having given up most Rugby Union and Cricket, and now F1 the BBC have just reneged on every sports fan; but keep damn football on idiotic Match of the Day several times a week. The … Continue reading

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RWC 2015 – Finals


So a bit belatedly I’m reporting on the end of the extravaganza that was called the Rugby World Cup 2015. That New Zealand won was almost a foregone conclusion, and except for their first game against Argentina at Wembley which … Continue reading

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Here we go again….


S0, having thought I was finished with the RWC 2015 (Rugby World Cup) after my last shift at Wembley, England Rugby, the organisers, ask for volunteers for the remaining matches at Twickenham. This includes the quarter finals on Saturday 17th/18th … Continue reading

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Wembley is over


I finished my second and final shift on Sunday at Wembley as a volunteer for the Rugby World Cup 2015. It all seems a bit anti- climatic after all the training, issue of uniforms and 12 hour days for just … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup 2015


I seem to be a sucker for punishment. Having volunteered for the London Olympics in 2012 as a Games Maker; when the Rugby Union were advertising for volunteers for the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2015 last year, I immediately jumped … Continue reading

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Tube Strike


I don’t purport to know anything about the inner machinations of either LuL, the relevant unions or TfL, but to me this latest strike of the tube drivers seems to hark back to the bad old days of union power … Continue reading

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