Tag Archives: vacation

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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74. The Tale of the Missing Glasses

Before I go on with the Tale of the Missing Glasses I would like to mention a few things. First of all, within the next few days my blog will pass the 10,000 hits mark which amazes me totally.  When … Continue reading

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73. Piracy, TV and Dreams.

I was going to write a nice long piece about going shopping at supermarkets, but quite frankly it bored the hell out of me. So I scrapped that for now. I tried, honest I did to finish it, but it just … Continue reading

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71. Hurrumph, or How I became a Grumpy Old Git.

I don’t know why I started to think about this today, but wishing for things, or wanting things that you never get seemed to pop into my head. Theres been a lot of things I’ve wanted and never gotten. But … Continue reading

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69. Soccercation or When I’m Sixty-Four.

The world is a curious place. So many things to do, so many places to visit. And in all my forty-two years I’ve visited very little of it, which is kind of sad really. I’ve travelled, less than some, more than … Continue reading

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68. Burn Baby Burn.

Being a soccer coach comes with its downsides. One of which is having to be outside. What’s so bad about being outside? Weather is outside, that’s what! Weather is never just right. It’s too hot, too cold, too windy, too humid, … Continue reading

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57. Bliss.

May third of 2012 is a special day in my household. Ten Years ago  my Wife and I got married. In the glamorous settings of Port Huron Court House we said the “I do’s” and then went off for a meal … Continue reading

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48. Have A Nice Day.

I am your average Englishman. I like my beer, love my football, pick faults with everything and think I have all the answers. My teeth are bad, but that’s just me. I think Americans have worse teeth than the Brits.  … Continue reading

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47. Random Things.

I am a geek! I’m proud of that fact. I find things fascinating that others wouldn’t give two hoots about. I love trivia, interesting facts and such like. Thinking about it, if I let all the random stuff out of … Continue reading

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43. Granddad Baker.

It is a glorious day here in Michigan, I went out and did some coaching today, and some steaks are going to find their way on to the BBQ shortly. I have a beer in hand, pain pills for my … Continue reading

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