2008 slightly skewed: October to December

December 30, 2008

MY ad-hoc, hotch-potch look back at 2008 concludes, picking out my favourite bits and leaving the strawberry creams for someone else to digest. Read the rest of this entry »


2008 slightly skewed: July to September

December 30, 2008

MY random and heavily-biased review of 2008 reaches July, as I reach for a couple of segments of chocolate orange. Mmm, tasty. Read the rest of this entry »


2008 slightly skewed: April to June

December 30, 2008

CONTINUING my highly-subjective look back at 2008, thrown together while I eat my way through leftover Christmas chocolates. Mint crisp, anyone? Read the rest of this entry »


2008 slightly skewed: January to March

December 30, 2008

IT is an undeniable fact that, were it not for the Gubbometer, this blog would have about eight readers. My interest in sport does extend beyond making mildly sarcastic comments about the last 10 minutes of Match of the Day, though. (Not very far, but it does.) Read the rest of this entry »


Last on MOTD: The Shittu decision

December 29, 2008

REMEMBER Nigel Bannister? He was the unfortunate linesman who gave the ‘goal that never was’ during Reading’s 2-2 draw at Watford in September. If it’s true that every action has an equal and opposite reaction, Bannister’s came at Bolton yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »


Last on MOTD: Fancy a game of Mario Kart?

December 27, 2008

IT’S been a strange few months for Harry Redknapp. He is, surely, the only man ever to receive the freedom of Portsmouth to the sound of booing. And he is, certainly, the first 60-something ever to become a poster boy for Nintendo. Read the rest of this entry »


Droylsden and out

December 24, 2008

I ASKED last week if there were to be any more twists in the Droylsden-Chesterfield FA Cup marathon. Silly question. Droylsden finally won the tie last night – but now they are pretty much certain to be thrown out of the competition. Read the rest of this entry »