Wednesday, 13 May 2015

The End of KP ?

It looks like the party is finally over and we’ll never see Kevin Pietersen bat for England again. The writing has been on the wall since he was effectively expelled in February 2014.

However, as with students who don’t toe the line but have the undoubted ability, there was always a chance differences could be put aside.

Monday, 11 May 2015

A Massive Election

Hindsight is a wonderful thing and come last Friday evening, I was wishing that I'd backed a Tory majority by a much larger stake than I actually did. Ok, I won a few quid but I could have bought a new car based on the hunch that became reality.

How did they do it? It's left many people shaking their heads, crying foul and insulting those who
dared to vote Conservative.  The Tories won simply because people don't like change. This is especially true when the alternative to the status quo isn't just unknown but also looks and sounds like a bloody shambles.

Friday, 20 March 2015

Spring time

I was very happy to stand next a museum horse and carriage
It's officially spring time here in South Korea. The temperature has reached the high teens during the day and we have the odd rainy day too. Compare that to the dry, sunny (still chilly) winters here and you have something that plays havoc with my mind.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

FA Cup - Round Two

Lee Dong Gook got a mention too
A few weeks back I wrote about the FA Cup and the drama that I've witnessed from it over the years. Then as fortune would have it my beloved Boro produced of of the best performances I've ever seen from them.

Thursday, 15 January 2015

From Marriage to F6 in South Korea

As it states above this piece will document my journey from being a single guy to a married one with a spousal visa (f6) in the space of two weeks.

On the whole it was fairly easy and there were no obstacles as such. The hardest piece of the jigsaw
It wasn't anything like this.
was probably the first, meeting somebody you'd want to spend the rest of your life with. 

Thursday, 8 January 2015

The Magic of The Cup

It's the phrase that has become almost a cliche for football fans around this time of year. I speak of the English FA Cup which entered it's 3rd round proper stage at the weekend and was bizarrely continuing into Wednesday morning (Korean Time).

Saturday, 3 January 2015

The Interview

As I live in South Korea and am married to a South Korean lady I can think of nobody better to provide a critique of the said movie in a balanced and authoritative manner.