Tenerife 2016 – Day 2

So it gets daylight later here than at home, but then I  realise that we’re significantly further west. Anyway woke up feeling that I’d had a good night’s sleep but still a bit travel weary. We both agreed that the day would be best spent discovering Puerto de la Cruz, and as this required little…

365 Project – Day 360

Saturday Rugby. Once again we had proper Saturday afternoon rugby at the Recreation Ground this afternoon and very good it was too. Saturday afternoon is the traditional time for rugby matches but now that everything is the slave of the television rights holders we dance to their tune; so we now have Friday evening matches,…

365 Project – Day 228

Rugby The rugby season is about to start and this afternoon we had the first of the pre-season ‘friendlies’. This means that neither side has anything to lose apart from prestige and that the usual rules on substitutes are waived; so it seems that players are swapping every five minutes. Here we see the scrum,…