Bilsthorpe FC 2-3 Harworth Colliery — The Groundhopper

We’ve had a wonderful day out in Staffordshire and have discovered another gem of a ground out near Cannock Chase, close to where Stanley Victor Collymore used to ‘walk his dog.’ There’s no time for a drinky poo on Trent Bridge – Ms Moon is off to watch some comedy at Notts County’s Meadow Lane,… via Bilsthorpe FC 2-3 Harworth Colliery — The Groundhopper Continue reading Bilsthorpe FC 2-3 Harworth Colliery — The Groundhopper

Moving On Up

It comes to us all I suppose. You get to a particular age, lets say fifty nine, the year Forest last won the FA Cup, and you get too big for your nu buck desert boots. You start to spend longer on grooming than you really should, and haircuts cost more than £8. The cafes you frequent get more up market, and gradually you desert your roots. Or perhaps you have them done. You have sold out. We’ve all done it, even The Clash, the greatest band in Christendom did when they put Rock The Casbah out as a single … Continue reading Moving On Up

Sad Cafe: State of the Nation

Kicking Out The Tories, After Corbyn Win By our Special Political Cafe Blogger, Frank Fish Yeah, like that’s gonna happen, Kicking Out The Tories, in my lifetime – how exactly is that going to come together in the next couple of years? Build a nice Movement, is it? Lots of flags? I’m 59 on Monday, and am angry about how this is going to potentially fuck up my kids lives, just as they are starting out. All you ex-hippies, teenagers, gullible students, disillusioned part time Labour voters, hard left dreamers, @DegsyHatton , Scottish Cat Man Diane Abbott, old Uncle Jeremy … Continue reading Sad Cafe: State of the Nation

Hat Trick Missed But El Grande Scores

I was going to opt for a three card trick recently, by going to a local Asda or Tesco. In the interests of balance you understand. However the alleged shameful goings-on at Tesco, involving three of their alleged senior executives and a black hole in the giant retailer’s finances, left a nasty taste in the mouth. Every little counts, in the case of their alleged, er overstating of profits. The three former Tesco executives have been charged as part of a continuing investigation into accounting irregularities at the supermarket giant in 2014, and several previous years. As a result, I … Continue reading Hat Trick Missed But El Grande Scores