Posts tagged: Premier League

Bubbles Burst

It’s that time of year when the footie season is grinding to a halt and we can look forward to cricket (and Euro 2004), but there are still the play-offs to “enjoy.”

Today it was West Ham versus Crystal Palace for that final place in the Premiership. What a poor match it was, both sides bottling the occasion and only a stumbled/scuffed goal by Neil Shipperley deciding it.

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Peace in Our Time

A very pleasant sunny Sunday morning in Stockport. And complete silence, the reason being that my wife and kids have taken themselves off to Blackpool Pleasure Beach. We had three all day passes left from our previous visit a couple of weeks ago and they had to be used before the end of the season. The original idea was to go tomorrow, but Pat had too many work commitments.

I must say, you can’t beat a day in Blackpool and I hope the Valhalla ride (our favourite) is working this time. It is a water ride in the dark with great effects – howling winds, freezing ice mists, tunnel of water and walls of fire to dry you off because believe me, you do come off this ride very, very wet. Read more ›››