Category Archives: Very random

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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Her light materials

Conspicuous by blogging absence after various unreasonable work and life demands, and inspired by current Philip Pullman mania, TLF presents a trilogy of blogs and a prequel. Well ‘prequel’ really means the blog IOU the most. I’m trying to imply … Continue reading

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Polysemy…

….the capacity for a word or phrase to have many meanings. Like, ‘woman up’. That’s what Mr TLF said when I responded in a less than confident manner to our erstwhile programme editor’s invitation to join his team for the … Continue reading

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Punctuality? Over-rated

Better get this writ quick, as they say in Lesta. Well actually it’s just the ‘writ’ bit they say but you get the gist. You being very clever of course, have probably also sussed that this little linguistic ramble is … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season (ticket renewal)

It’s a wise football club that, after the odd kind of season Lesta City has just had, freezes its season ticket prices for long term season ticket holders and also says thank you via a postcard once you have done … Continue reading

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Say it with flowers

With the football season over, bar the Champions League final shouting, it’s a time for reflection and relocation of TLF time, largely in the direction of Mr TLF who has endured higher than average levels of abandonment during 2016/17 due … Continue reading

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The B words

It’s true, TLF has been ‘off grid’ , out of the loop’, ‘conspicuous by her absence’ and other such niceties. I could claim that the dog ate my blog(S) or I could just blame the three Bs: Birthday Busy Bad … Continue reading

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Mustn’t grumble

All good things come to an end and so it was for TLF as Athletico Madrid finally invoked my Article 50; out of Europe but most definitely not down. Apart from the fine manner of Lesta City’s European departure, (probably … Continue reading

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Dear Madrid,

Hola, That was some holiday romance. Brief? Yes. Hot? Most definitely. Bitter sweet? Of course. But forever memorable. You are of course stunningly beautiful, with your meandering streets, historic architecture and beautiful green spaces. You tempted me with your tapas … Continue reading

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?Hablas Espanol?

For TLF the trials and tribulations of Champions League football continue (don’t worry not daft enough to think that this is something I need to get used to). Another month and another European city looms on the horizon, there are … Continue reading

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