Author Archives: davebakersoccer

About davebakersoccer

I am a person who has always had too much time on their hands, and instead of creating a masterpiece or taking on the world, I have spent my time on nothing important at all.

84. Con-life

[insert usual lame excuse about not posting for months here] The new life in Indiana is going well. My eldest daughter has moved down with me for the summer because Dad will pay her the most, not because she actually … Continue reading

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83. Here I Am.

Shhh. It’s all quiet here! Nothing to see, move along. OK, sorry to my regular readers for the lack of posts but things have been a little busy in the real world. Some of you may remember THIS post. Well … Continue reading

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82. True Story.

I want to tell you a tale, possibly a short one, but true none the less. It is about the time I played for Newcastle United. Being a lifelong Ipswich Town fan of course I would have loved to have … Continue reading

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81. New Years and Paperbags

Eat, Drink and be merry my friends. tis the season to be jolly. And also the season to say to every Mayan you meet “Liar, Liar, pants on Fire.” This year has been highly unproductive and I have wasted a … Continue reading

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80. Detroit 2 – Pics From Above. And others.

I’ve written about Detroit before but I thought I’d share with you a few pics I took. My Mum and my Sister just come over for a visit and so we had a nose around the city. We decided to take … Continue reading

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79. American-English

A year ago I started this blog with no expectations. I just wanted to write about nothing and make people laugh at some silly stuff. I’ve been amazed how well it has been received and love all the great comments. … Continue reading

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78. A Message to America

A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II … In light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and … Continue reading

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77. All That Jazz.

O.K. it is going to be one of those days. I just spent a couple of minutes trying to delete a full stop (period) that wouldn’t disappear. Back and forth I went with the cursor and the little bugger wouldn’t … Continue reading

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76. Splish Splash.

There comes a time in everyone’s life where you have to make the decision. Sink or swim. I’m not talking about the struggles of life, I’m talking about the day when you get thrown in a swimming pool and splash … Continue reading

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75. Knowing Me, Knowing you!

Christmas of 1980 was a good one. No T.V. Dinner turkey.  (I’ll save that one for another day) The sisters had moved out of the house, so I had all the presents for myself! I got the usual Beano annual, assorted … Continue reading

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