Monthly Archives: January 2011

My Family & Other Animals

No, I’ve no become literary obsessed unless you count my subscriptions to The Beano & “Reader’s Wives”, sorry, I meant to say Times Literary Supplement. Gerard Durrell needn’t worry, I’m not going to be stealing his literary crown. What do … Continue reading

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Major Tennis Tournament’s Won By Scottish Loser Andrew Murray

Well he has won   Erm   Erm   Erm   Erm   Erm   Erm   Oh yes … erm     erm   erm   Nope, sorry, can’t think of anything major he’s won   Mr Murray, you … Continue reading

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Are Cyclists Their Own Worst Enemy?

As you all know by know, I am a cyclist as well as other things. I have been using different modes of transport more over the last few weeks, including, walking, public transport, trains and also driving. Why have I … Continue reading

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Sexism, Racism and Media Hypocrisy

What am I ranting about today you ask? Well I hope its not going to be a rant, but just a couple of observations re the sexism in football story. See Guardian Newspaper for the background. THE FACTS To put it … Continue reading

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The Big Match

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://spen666.wordpress.com/2011/01/26/the-big-match/ Orient played MK Dons on 25th February 2011 in a League 2 Match (3rd tier of English football). A night at the match in pictures The Olympic Stadium it isn’t, but Brisbane Road is full of character ( aka … Continue reading

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Taken for a Ride

Well, its been a few days since I made a post that wasn’t a rant. So, I’ll try not to rant today. Well, I’m back @ Chez Spen this week. Manchester was good to visit, especially as it didn’t rain … Continue reading

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Trial by Media

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://spen666.wordpress.com/2011/01/23/trial-by-media/ This weekend, the police in Avon & Somerset have charged a Dutch National Vincent Tabak with the murder of Joanna Yeates who went missing on the 17th December after returning home from a night out. BBC News Report The … Continue reading

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