This is only a brief one, but it's one I'd like to leave here. Since starting to play Ice Hockey and going figure skating, I've met an outstanding bunch of people from both. One of them was Antony Morris, a young (to me) bloke who was good on his skates, had good stick control and … Continue reading A Farewell
For me, this summer has been quite unlike any other I've had. In summer's gone by I've had extended holidays courtesy of the army, spent one summer locked in the loft writing A Game of Two Halves, pointing brickwork, drinking too much, going to bike rallies, short holidays, but this year was altogether different. 'How … Continue reading Over the summer – a tale of bruising, wrist injury and accidental checking.
In 1998 I had the pleasure of travelling to Minnesota with members of the 5/8 Kings Regiment, 4 QLR, and a few from my very own V (the Liverpool Scottish) Company, to train with the Ohio National Guard in Camp Ripley Minnesota. It was part of an exchange programme, where an equal number of their … Continue reading Ice Hockey and me