Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ever decreasing circles

During a discussion about stress, a work colleague shared with me a simple idea to try and keep TLF stress levels the right side of DefCon 1. He introduced me to the circle of concern and the circle of control. … Continue reading

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The joy of six

It’s not often you get to enjoy six on a Satday afternoon. Especially outdoors and at our age. And with so many friends to share the ecstasy. You’d almost call it group six OK. I will try and remain an … Continue reading

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Signal failure

Sometimes the only solution to the combined traumas of a relegation battle and an improbable pursuit of a Premiership title is to run away. Escape to a rural idyl. Even if it’s a FFZ (football free zone) rural idyll, (which … Continue reading

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Slave labour

There are always difficult choices to make when both my Cities are scheduled to play at home at the same time. Whose turn is it? And is it perhaps inevitable that the spurned team will win, just to spite me? … Continue reading

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Rain (and dog) stopped play

Sometimes it is just not meant to be. Having successfully negotiated a Bank Holiday Monday football eggstravaganza (sorry), with a free pass to the full Hemel away experience (meet pub 10am for breakfast and pint, cab to somewhere for more … Continue reading

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