wow …

City pulled our dream draw today when we got pitted against Barcelona in the last 16 knockout round of the Champions League.  What a draw – the Camp Nou is on Richards dream list of venues to watch City play, quite apart from seeing the Barca line up. The home game is set for February […]

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another rout at The Etihad

By any standards yesterdays game at The Etihad was more than decent with two top teams really going at it – and although the score finished with a comfortable 6-3 win for City, in truth Arsenal were in it until about 15 minutes from the end.  And another convincing win for Everton continues to raise […]

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and another last time …

Pat has just left for work and this will be the last Saturday she goes into the office (unless of course in the unlikely event of her getting bored and her deciding to get a job at some future point).  I think Pat has just another eight days of paid employment! Richard and I are […]

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30 something

Sarah called with Daniel today on her 30 something birthday – in addition to helping Sarah with her gifts he also wore my new Bayen Munich hat …

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glorious night in Germany

  Richard and I were in Munich yesterday for Match Day 6 of the Champions League – had a really decent day, rounded off perfectly when City put away the Bayen Munich treble winning team, unbeaten in 40 leagues games, unbeaten in 10 Champions league games and unbeaten since Pep went there this season  – […]

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last visit to coleagues in Blackpool

with the clock now ticking the days away very quickly towards my last day in the Department, I paid my last visit to colleagues in Peel Park (Blackpool) – I’ve  a break from work now as Richard and I take an early flight out to Munich tomorrow – then I’m back in Sheffield on Thursday

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what a good day it’s been

not for the first time this season the football genius David Moyes smashes new records again in his brief tenure at old trafford – for the first time in over 40 years he led the team to a glorious capitulation against Newcastle United, to make a neat pairing with the midweek defeat against Everton.  You […]

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living the high life …

  sometimes it’s just about knowing how to treat someone to a good time, so with that in mind we called to Dunhelm Mill in Stockport (which of course is a large national chain with zero resemblance to a mill) so as to save a full £1.00 parking on the Peel Centre car park and […]

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