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Weird dream

by Marrick on September 27, 2012

I had a weird dream last night. I walked into a cafe somewhere in the West Country. It was a typical country cafe, all chintzy decor and cheap pine furniture. On the floor was a ten pound note, which I picked up and handed to one of the waitresses, a full figured woman of a […]

Goodbye Gandalf

by Marrick on December 30, 2011

When I first moved to Bridgend, I was greeted with a deep, resonant bark from my neighbour’s house. Somehow the word “bark” doesn’t fully convey the sound coming from over the honeysuckle laden fence between our houses. This was a “woof, woof, woof” of the most extraordinary timbre, the kind of noise you would hear […]

Wales and the Red Zone

by Marrick on September 12, 2011

I just watched the Wales vs South Africa game again and I have to say that when we got into the red zone, we were almost completely ineffective. It was either smash it up the middle or rumble through the forwards. South Africa dealt with both easily. They never look flustered in defence. Not once […]