Sixes and Sevens.

What a busy sporting weekend that was. Lets work through it.  Firstly this was the weekend of the annual Olney 7’s rugby tournament which started at 10:30am on Saturday. I wandered down in the afternoon to take a few photographs and to watch my grandson Harry playing for one of the Olney teams. What a…

Riverside Walk

Jan was playing bowls this afternoon, so after I had finished watching Geraint Thomas finish second and retain the Yellow Jersey in todays stage of the Criterium du Dauphine cycle race on TV I went for walk.  I was going to go for a long walk along by the river,  and then around Emberton Park.…

Giving It Another Go…

Well here I am again writing a blog post.  Not sure how long it will last but its that time of year when there are more things to write about. To start with we had the first trip of the year with our caravan last week.  We went to Devon visiting family around Exeter.  It…

Sunday Morning Pleasures..

This morning I walked down to the recreation grounds to watch two of my Grandsons, Joe and Will at rugby training, however when I got there it transpired that Joe(13) was playing in a match at 11am.  It was the teams first match of the year and first year they are allowed to play in league…

Exciting Sunday At Watford

Or..  Sunday Afternoon At The Vicarage… Some of you may or not know that when it comes to football the team I support is Watford FC.  they were the nearest team to where I was raised in Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire.  Once upon a time I would go to every home game at least and even…

Fun And Games By The River ..

This morning I wandered down to the recreation ground to watch Grandson Will play in a  rugby tournament.  Here are some views of the sort of crowds of kids (plus parents) that attend these matches and training games every Sunday morning through the Rugby season, and this only the under 6’s and 7’s.  It was…