The Day I Went To Crystal Palace Beer Festival

Crystal Palace Beer Festival - the pitch with the big screen for the FA Cup with sun beaming down onto it. 2017.

When Crystal Palace Beer Festival tickets went on sale there was a real chance that we would end up going along and watching the FA Cup with a sombre attitude as Palace found themselves relegated to the Championship. Luckily between purchasing the tickets and the day coming around the season was just about saved and […]

A Return To Selhurst Park

No press tickets. No Palace Radio. No reason to be there other than to enjoy the game solely as a fan. I admit I had forgotten what being a fan felt like after so long watching every move and needing to come up with something witty to say or an observation to jot down. For […]

Olympics Day Twelve: Men’s Football Previews

After eleven days of solid Olympics coverage I am taking a bit of time off today. As I am busy during this evening I have decided to provide you with previews of the football matches but my body is also telling me I need a break by giving me a bloodshot eye two days before […]

Olympics Day Eleven: Semi-Final Football And A Bucket Load Of Medals

After the drama of rain bouncing around in the Olympics stadium last night to cause a delay in proceedings for all the track and athletics final the participants in today’s events will be hoping to be able to take to the starting blocks and field areas on time and get through everything cleanly and safely. […]

Olympics Day Eight: Rowing Concludes And Heptathlon Ends

Going into day eight, possibly one of the biggest days for medal chances for Great Britain, the team start third place on the medal table with seven golds, nine silvers and six bronzes. Today sees the last day of the rowing regatta, men’s quarter-final football matches and a whole variety of athletics plus a stack […]

Olympics Day Seven: Track Triumphs And Swimming Successes

The Olympic Stadium has been transformed from a football pitch in the group stages to a suitable arena for the track and field which gets underway today. Todays action inlcudes men’s archery, women’s shot put, team pursuit finals and six rowing finals plus a whole lot more. As always we’ll be updating you on all […]

Olympics Day Five: Medals In The Water

The days seem to be flying by but it is still less than a week since a lot of athletes took part in the opening ceremony. Swimmers, divers and canoers as well as a whole other variety of disciplines can get their hands on medals today. As always we’ll be updating you on all the […]

Olympics Day Four: Things Are Really Heating Up

Today sees the archery first and second round matches continue in rapid succession as well as the final group matches for the women’s football. The are medals up for grabs in the pool with diving and swimming as well as on the mat for gymnastics and judo plus a lot more. As always the blog […]

Olympics Day Two: The Sporting Action Continues

Another day means another set of exciting sporting events to cheer along and see who is at the top of their game to grab a gold medal. Like yesterday each sport covered will be clearly sectioned off with a clearer breakdown below of a specific event or match. Completed events will be moved to the […]

Olympics Day One: Shooting, Swimming, Sculls and Scoring Galore

The first official day of action is here for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil. With thousands of athletes across a wide range of sports the day is crammed full of action. As a one woman blogging band there are only so many things I can watch and cover at once but the multi-screen viewing […]