After a coupl eof weeks of football, cuminating in two days of extremely exciting quarter-finals, it has been a bit strange to have no World Cup games to watch today.Â Â The TV hasn’t even been turned on today.Â Really looking forward to the semis now.
Entries Tagged as 'World Cup 2010'
June 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Life
I know I have been very quiet lately, and I make no apologies for that.Â I think it always sounds a bit precious when somebody apologises for not updating a blog for a while, and a bit presumptuous; I expect few people even notice and even fewer care if I decide not to write anything […]
June 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Germans are coming · Life
I see from my local paper that the Germans are coming to Crawley this weekend, from Crawley’s twin town, Dorsten.Â According to the Crawley News: More than 100 people from Dorsten are coming to the town to enjoy 48 hours of sport and music. What could possibly go wrong? I think they will all be […]
June 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on And relax… · Life
Time to revise the Guinness Book of Records because it looks like the longest a human can hold their breath is about 11 days.Â Ever since that disappointing result against the USA there has been the worry that England wouldn’t get through the group stage of the World Cup, which only got worse after the […]
June 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Life
The World Cup has started at last. I watched the pre-tournament concert on TV on Thursday night, which was a bit disappointing.Â Instead of showing it live, the BBC showed edited highlights, but their idea of a highlight is not necessarily mine.Â For example, Amadou & Mariam were on the bill but didn’t feature at […]
June 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Watching telly · Technology
I had a bit of a surprise yesterday.Â Jayne came home with a new TV. Only the other day I realised that I was possibly the only person I knew who was persisting with a CRT television, and now I don’t have that distinction as we have one of those plasma jobbies.
May 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on It must be a World Cup year · Music
All the signs are there: feature-length adverts for Nike, a collective knot in the stomach, St George’s flags flying from every white van, tenuous football-related marketing for a range of diverse products… and a new Spizzenergi song! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video It’s a tradition or an old […]