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‘In The Club’ – episode 2 review. SURPRISES APLENTY!

When I was a teenager I used to play cricket for a junior club side that my late father was the coach of.  I know for a fact that some of the other lads thought I was only being picked … Continue reading

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17 YEARS AGO TODAY MY DAD DIED, BUT THE PAIN OF LOSING HIM WILL LIVE WITH ME FOREVER!

October 31st 1998 was without doubt the worst day of my life so far.  It was worse than when I got told by a doctor twelve months later, that I needed an investigation to make sure I did not have … Continue reading

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I WILL ALWAYS BE A SOFT, SENSITIVE AND EMOTIONAL MAN. I AM SO GLAD THAT I AM TOO…….WELL, MOST OF THE TIME!

I will always be a SOFT, SENSITIVE and EMOTIONAL MAN.  This is a fact of life that I do not mind one bit. Well OK, at times I wish was a bit harder, bit rougher around the edges but that … Continue reading

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THEY’RE ALIVE…….I HAVE CORE MUSCLES AFTER ALL. MY DEVASTATING SUFFERING WITH CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN…..BUT HOPEFULLY NOT DEVASTATING FOR MUCH LONGER!

IT IS OFFICIAL, MY CORE MUSCLES DO EXIST AND IT IS NO LONGER A MYTH! Yesterday was the first time in years that I did not feel pain upon walking.  It shocked me at first if I am honest.  I … Continue reading

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I DON’T LIKE CRICKET OH NO, I LOVE IT…………BUT FEEL INCREDIBLY SAD EVERY TIME I THINK ABOUT THE DEATH OF PHILLIP HUGHES!

As that classic Bobby Cliff song goes, “I don’t like cricket on no, I love it”, and this perfectly sums up my feelings towards this great game.  I can’t quite remember exactly where or when I first fell in love … Continue reading

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“HOORAY FOR HAROLD LLOYD” A Tribute to my late Father!

“HOORAY FOR HAROLD LLOYD” – A tribute to my late Father on Father’s Day, and a message of solidarity to others missing their Dads today too! For my first blog I wanted to write about something very dear and personal … Continue reading

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