Girona – My kind of town

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There is no better way to start this post than with this fabulous video of Girona and the surrounding region, read on to discover why this is my kind of town (it’s actually a city but I wouldn’t want to … Continue reading

Sir Bradley Wiggins comes to Girona – coming to Leeds next year!


After an amazing year of British sport in 2012 it shows just how far cycling has come in the public consciousness when Bradley Wiggins scooped both a knighthood and The Sports Personality of the Year award. As the reigning Tour … Continue reading

Will Catalunya (Or Scotland) lead the way towards Spanish separatism?

As the eurozone muddles through and, for the time being, seems to have dampened talk of a break up or Greek exit despite few signs of economic recovery and, in the case of Spain, France and Cyprus, a worsening economic … Continue reading

Victory in Fleetwood – next stop the Open!


In the picture (from left to right) are Simon Newlove, Steve (SW), Gary Scaife and Mick Garside, who won the charity golf tournament held at Knott End, near Fleetwood, by an easy 10 shots! I suspect the locals will still … Continue reading

It’s Deductible!

The Crucible is a rubbish venue


As we go into week 2 of the Snooker World Championships it has certainly been as controversial a first week as I can remember, Mark Allen called his opponent, in fact, Chinese players generally, “cheats” whilst Ding Junhai hit back … Continue reading