Author Archives: Sophie

Sophie’s (bad) Choice

It was one of those rare Satdays. Lesta and the Mighty Saints both at home, thereby throwing TLF into a quandary. Mr TLF was at home too but I’m not sure that’s the most relevant factor in the decision making … Continue reading

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The Glorious 12(th)

An FA Cup tie against lower league opposition and on the telly to (football) boot. So where does one find any self-respecting TLF? Obviously not on the sofa, watching from behind a cushion, but in town, shopping with all media … Continue reading

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Call of duty

The first Lesta weekend of 2018 is a solid football day – Chelsea v Brighton on Radio 5 to accompany the outward journey and Man City v Newcastle on the return leg. In between there is the live ‘action’. TLF … Continue reading

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Harrogate heartbreak

The FA trophy provided an opportunity for entrenching the North-South divide as the Mighty Saints hosted Harrogate FC. Some wax lyrical about whippets and flat caps in very bad Yorkshire accents while TLF has the sense to keep quiet her … Continue reading

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Moist January

You’re giggling aren’t you? It’s that M word. ‘Moist.’ It gets a bad press. It’s the innuendo king of adjectives related to the states of being wet or dry or somewhere in between. And it’s getting its money’s worth for … Continue reading

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A plague on both your houses

Well. Just TLF Towers to be precise. And then only TLF’s part. Mr TLF appears immune. Some hideous snot-ridden lurgy strikes TLF on 28 December and at the time of rambling continues to linger. Like a bad smell. If TLF … Continue reading

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A Christmas miracle (minor)

The Christmas journey to Dorset was remarkably smooth and fast. Mr TLF likes to monitor all predictions of ‘getaway traffic’ and to his credit had chosen the day and time slot wisely. He had another thought (clearly he was on … Continue reading

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What the Dickens?

A cold and frosty Satday sees TLF receive a suitable photo from the travelling SBYS Ultras (!) who provide assurance that TLF is with them in spirit. This is welcome as not only is TLF suffering from a minor dose … Continue reading

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Selection box

Uh-oh I hear you say, hear TLF goes again. Another bit of spin to distract from a series of delayed blogs. It’s a fair cop, but it’s Christmas so if some folk can eat their bodyweight in Quality Street or … Continue reading

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In the interests of science

Do you own a TLF? Do you find that match days when they are technically ‘in your company’ but are really keeping up with their teams via the twitter, the what’s app, the telly or the wireless, aren’t really that … Continue reading

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