Since the start of 2017, I’ve been playing with the Packet House darts team, on the Manchester Log End, and it’s been a joy for me.
Rugby is such a great game. Union obviously, not League. I played a fair bit from late primary school til 5th year, when my penchant for McDonald's finally caught up with me, and my almost non-existent fitness level made me lose interest in playing. Da claims that he was, at one time, a pretty handy... Continue Reading →
Among the many and varied sports that I've enjoyed watching over the years on Sky Sports and Eurosport, speedway is perhaps the most annoying one that my parents have had to put up with. Moving to Manchester has provided me with a lot of opportunities, not least of which being the chance to visit the... Continue Reading →
As anybody who knows me in any way will know, I'm a huge fan of the darts. Thursday nights, without fail, find me glued to a screen watching the Premier League, with Michael van Gerwen pounding in 180 after 180, and Russ "The Voice" Bray's strained tones bursting with delight out of my speakers. It's... Continue Reading →
If you've followed English football in any way over the course of this current Premier League season, then it will have been impossible for you to have missed the Paul Pogba story. As background to Pogba, he's a 23 year old, French central midfielder. He started his professional career at Le Havre AC in France,... Continue Reading →
I’m a huge fan of Formula 1 racing, and a “lifelong” Ferrari fan, having been brought up watching Michael Schumacher dominate the sport. Contrary to form, when it came to Formula 1, I was a real glory-hunter. A few years ago, the FIA launched their Formula E series. As a quick explanation, it’s pretty much... Continue Reading →
Twitter is a large source of things that mentally antagonise me. Today, I saw people tweeting “Happy Birthday” to boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali, however, has unfortunately been dead since 3rd June 2016. Hence, Muhammad Ali no longer has birthdays, as harsh as I know that sounds. The whole idea of wishing a Happy... Continue Reading →
I’m an avid darts fan. If it’s on the TV, I’m watching it. And I love everything that the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) offer me by way of entertainment. Today I read the news that the PDC's World Championship sponsor, William Hill, had donated £9,000 to Parkinson’s UK, the PDC's official charity partner. I must... Continue Reading →