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At half time in the Wales/France game I received a text. “We are in the hospital. The contractions are frequent”. Talk about timing Charlie. I am at a tense and gripping encounter in a Rugby World Cup semi final, right … Continue reading
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Today is my birthday. No big deal at my age really and apologies for mentioning it. But I would have liked a birthday present from the England Dwarf Throwing, Binge Drinking, Ferry Jumping, Teflon Hands, Bungy Jumping, Rudderless, Witless, Clueless Rugby Team. … Continue reading
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The second round of games is almost over and the groups are beginning to take shape. Ireland’s win over Australia has been termed a “shock”, but for those of us who witness Irish rugby regularly the result was not nearly … Continue reading
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I have yet to review a Waiheke wine whilst actually on the island. I am currently in Brisbane and took the opportunity to buy a bottle of Cable Bay at the duty-free shop at Auckland International, with the intention of … Continue reading
Was this mornings Tri-Nations decider a dress rehearsal for October’s rugby world cup final. Possibly so, and a fitting final it would be too, between the best team in the world, and the team with currently the most potent back division. … Continue reading