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Backed into a corner

Keep the ALL in FootbALL

European Super League fiasco This weekend, twelve European football sides including six from England announced their intentions to start preparing to participate in a new European Super League. This midweek breakaway league would have, by their words, been created ‘to save football’. Florentino Perez, Real Madrid president claimed that young …

My 5th run with SRC - August 2013

Ten years ago today – SRC

Where the world’s best running selfie came from! In the beginning, there was the colour yellow Ten years ago a small sports shop started to organise runs from their shop each week. It encouraged anyone who wanted to be a run It was about being a community. A community where …

We’re not all one thing!

People are complex beings. We aren’t easily defined as one thing or another. Life and the human race aren’t binary units. I have been doing some thinking recently about who I am, what I am seen as, what others think of me, what I am defined by. This internal reflection …

Humility

We all need some more humility

We all need some more humility The world needs a little more humility right now. Not one of us knows everything. If someone is telling us they are scared or fearful, we should listen to them and adjust. If someone tells us about their struggles, that should provoke empathy and …

Ten years back home

Ten years back in t’North

  This weekend is one I will always remember as it is 10 years ago this weekend that I moved back up to Yorkshire. Whilst I was born in Yorkshire and lived up here until I was 5, my family and I moved down to Wolverhampton and spent 30 happy …

Lockdown 2.0

Lockdown 2.0

  Tomorrow, England starts the second Covid-19 lockdown. This time it is for a period of four weeks, though it is possible that this may be extended.   What have you learned from the last lockdown?   What will you do differently?   What did you value from the opportunities …

Last Of The Summer Wine

What Yorkshire is to me

What is Yorkshire to me?   I was born here, but again so much more was born here too. Rugby League, Yorkshire Tea, flat caps, and more Rugby League!   I lived far away from here for many years, but Yorkshire was good enough to return to. Often when you …

Blogger

Blog Testimonials

I have been fortunate enough to receive some very kind comments and words of appreciation from people who have read my blog posts. Here are a sample from the last eighteen months.  Gwenneth, West Sussex – Just the perspective I needed today. Julie, Castleford – Awww, just wonderful. You have …

Jealousy

Be pleased for others without jealousy

Today’s thought for the day: You can be pleased for someone else’s good news without needing to be negative or envious. ‘I’ve just won a holiday!’ ‘Oh I wish I had, I never win anything and I really could do with a break.’ Or ‘Oh wow, that’s amazing! I’m really …