Another Day, Another Dollar


The title would have you believe, I’m a dollar richer now than last night. I’m still trying to find out who should be providing me with that dollar. Well it’s certainly not Kylie, she has been refusing to take my calls sine the Convicts snatched a draw from an almost certain victory. A great effort from Strauss, Cook and Trott to reach 517 for 1. Even Rolf Harris is not speaking to me.

This is what you aren’t getting your hands on Kylie

 Well, I woke up this morning to a freezing cold day. Ok, freezing by southern standards, but not for you Northern monkeys. An early morning phone call from Michelle who proceeded to gloat about how all the schools around her were off for the day. So, she had the day off whilst I had to go to work. Well, I suppose some of us have to work to keep her in sledging equipment. As I told her, my taxes pay to keep her on holiday.

The good news is that I cycled to and from work. I have to say it was cold though. I think the cold affected people’s judgement today. I had a number of near hits with cars turning across my path & with pedestrians failing to take proper observations. Perhaps it was me instead. However, I managed to survive both the cold and other road users.

Work is interesting in so far as I keep getting told tentatively about a new line of work, but apparently its all hush hush so we have not yet been told the details yet. Hopefully it will be as good as the trailers for it  – whatever it is.

Shortly after I got home tonight, I was cooking tea when there was a knock at the door and Barney was there asking me to go down the pub with him to watch Orient away at Droylesden in the FA Cup. The game was live on ESPN. The game itself was rather dull and ended in a 1-1 draw, so its back to Brisbane Road next Tuesday for a replay. I’ve got my ticket ordered for that game. Thanks Tony for sorting me out with a ticket. The company was better than the game, and it was good to catch up with Barney.

About spen666

I'm a 50 something football fan and occasional cyclist. I've been a football fanatic most of my life and have completed the 92 football league & premier league grounds previously. I have 1 left to rejoin the 92 club. Added to this numerous non league grounds, a number abroad and you start to get the picture. I took up cycling in around 2000. Although my father was a former World Vets Champion, I got into cycling accompanying my son to ride in London. This was followed by my commuting to work each day into Central London. Then doing some Sunday rides, then some audax events ( and then a week's cycling holiday in France with a friend. From there, I got more and more into cycling and in 2009 completed LEJoG and in 2010 rode in the USA with the Police Unity Tour. I completed blogs for those events at and Feel free to read them and learn more about me. I now am one of the organising committee for the UK Police Unity Tour ( ) I live alone which suits me as it gives me time at weekends to pursue my interests of cycling and football. (Well what did you expect me to say? That I'm sad at being single?) I'm currently looking for my next challenge. Any suggestions gratefully received.
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