Arranging The Perfect Holiday*

The sea in Spain as captured from a vantage point in Southern Spain's Murcia

Figuring out where you want to go on holiday is one thing but trawling through hotels, resorts and apartments is something completely different. For me trying to decide on the specifics of a holiday such as the hotel, the flights and things like transfers to and from the airport is so stressful it almost puts […]

Olympics Day Nine: Women’s Marathon Plus More Pool Action

As some events came to an end, such as the indoor pool swimming, others are just starting to get going and heat up. The men’s water polo preliminaries continue today with some teams needing a win to have any chance of progressing into the next round of matches whilst the women’s marathon runners just have […]

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 Six: Aiming For Gold

The weather was not that nice in Rio yesterday and a lot of crowds were slightly lacking numbers as the rain beat down onto arenas and seats. It did not make things too tricky for the archers and the water polo players did not seem to mind but it did see the rowing getting cancelled. […]

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 […]

Running by Ronnie O’Sullivan

This books might not seem to fit in eith my usual posts but hang on with me as it makes me think about lifestyle and mental health quite a lot. There is something about snooker that fascinates me. I cannot play snooker or pool for the life of me as my hand just struggles to […]