Tag: Aston Villa

We’re at Wembley today

This afternoon at Wembley, my beloved football team Aston Villa FC take on the might of Manchester City, a team whose market value greatly exceeds that of ours, in the Carabao Cup Final. While we’re languishing in 19th place, embedded in the drop zone,… Continue Reading “We’re at Wembley today”

Differing fortunes

Yesterday evening, my beloved and I made one of our all too infrequent trips to the Allianz stadium to watch OGCN’s last home match of the season. It was a six-pointer against St Etienne who were one point and one position ahead of us… Continue Reading “Differing fortunes”

2015 Highlights

In a year of so many highs, which ones really stood out in yet another busy and thoroughly enjoyable year? 1. Richmond 2015 UCI Road World Championships If I had to pick only one, this would be it for a myriad of reasons. Firstly… Continue Reading “2015 Highlights”

Farewell to Gareth Barry

I’m often asked what I miss about the UK, usually in anticipation of me reciting a long list which includes family and friends, baked beans, Branston pickle or other such cherished culinary icons. I’m sure you can understand that my popularity quotient has risen… Continue Reading “Farewell to Gareth Barry”