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TV or Not TV

I cancelled my Sky subscription several months ago, leaving us with no telly for the first time in more than a decade. Silence fell on the lounge in the evening and I found it strange at first. But, now that … Continue reading

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Gone Missing

I was sidetracked last night by the latest episode of Sherlock Holmes (pocket review – stylish, surprising, and good fun, just don’t analyse the plot too closely!) and didn’t put up a post. So here are a couple of pictures … Continue reading

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For the Love of the Game

The Australian Open is underway. I’ve watched very little of it. But I have been following along on a number of tennis blogs. And, yesterday I read a lovely article about Lleyton Hewitt and Venus Williams. Both are in the … Continue reading

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Australian Open Teaser

The first tennis major of the year starts in a day or two. The players have assembled, the draw has been released (Djokovic is happy; Nadal is not), all is in readiness. To sharpen the anticipation, here’s a wonderful photo … Continue reading

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Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal. It was a 5 hour 53 minute epic and Djokovic managed to stagger over the line first. Both players gave absolutely all they had to give. It was astonishing stuff. They were both cramping so … Continue reading

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Andy Murray, Close, but not Quite…

Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to reach Australian Open final | Sport | The Guardian. Poor Andy Murray – he lost to Novak Djokovic in the Aussie Open semi-finals after almost five hours of tennis. It was ugly, scrappy tense … Continue reading

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David Ferrer

David Ferrer is one of my favourite tennis players. He’s a scrappy little guy in a world of two metre tall giants, who runs and runs and persists his way into wins. He’s in the top 10, but unless you’re … Continue reading

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