“Aldershot get battered everywhere we go”

  It was the song that echoed back through east London after the game that saw all our hopes and score predictions collapse into a state of disbelief and embarrasment. Considering how the management team had been saying that having had the time to plan and prepare for this game and that they’d done their homework on Dagenham, well it really showed didn’t it. Also … Continue reading “Aldershot get battered everywhere we go”

The demise of Mothercare plus a musical spin

I hadn’t really noticed them missing from the High Street. Well, not much. But then I’d have no reason now to shop in such an outlet. However, Mothercare is another big name soon to be removed from all British thoroughfares with 2,500 store jobs at risk. For many parents, Mothercare inspires warm memories of buying baby clothes or shopping for their first pram. But cold, … Continue reading The demise of Mothercare plus a musical spin

Got, Not Got: The perfect stocking filler for your over-40?

So with Christmas (not Chrimbo… just… no) fast approaching, here’s a really decent stocking filler that I wasn’t aware of and was just listening to the authors on talkSPORT chatting about it. It’s a book on football that’s packed with everything you could think of to do with the beautiful game. But in fact, if you closed your eyes and thought about that for half … Continue reading Got, Not Got: The perfect stocking filler for your over-40?

A game of two halves: Aldershot Town 2, Maidenhead United 0

A game I couldn’t get to because of the high winds disrupting the south western rail network (whole trees on the line as well as leaves) saw goals from substitutes Harrison Panayiotou and Alfy Whittingham hand Aldershot Town a much-needed three points against Berkshire village outfit Maidenhead United. The visitors were so confident that they would win this one they brought almost their entire home … Continue reading A game of two halves: Aldershot Town 2, Maidenhead United 0

Book Of Dreams: Home shopping catalogue nostalgia

Remember the 80s? Things were simpler then. No really, they were. Happiness in the 80s was a ThunderCats bedspread, Hungry Hippos board game and, if you were lucky, a Sony Walkman or a Chopper. Click on the Argos link below and you’ll reach a cleverly done image of an Argos catalogue where you can actually turn pages with a click. ARGOS Argos was the go-to … Continue reading Book Of Dreams: Home shopping catalogue nostalgia