Living on my own: Actually living on my own

Before I get into this blog, just a little aside.  On Sunday night I nipped up to Tesco because I needed milk.  The stuff I had in my fridge had nearly forced an evacuation from the house.  Anyway, there I am at the self-service till thing and I scan my milk and the magazine I […]

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Naomi Osaka – the People’s Winner

I don’t generally get outraged by things.  When I picture someone being outraged I picture them standing with their hands on their hips just being unable to comprehend anything other than what they are being outraged by and totally unaccepting of any other view point.  We all know people like that. What I am is […]

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When a bookseller became the better sports broadcaster

CONTAINS PROFANITY Hallelujah! It’s finally happened! No, I’m not getting married – that would be a miracle, let’s face it – no, finally there was swearing in sport and the commentators did not apologise for it. Were these commentators working for Sky Sports? BT Sports? BBC, ITV, EPSN,  or Eurosport? No! It was Amazon.  Amazon […]

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No football make-up disaster

Here I am, back again.  Every time I make a come back I disappear again, oh well.  Anyway, I’m probably back again for a bit.  I have so many ideas for blogs in my head that they might all come tumbling out in this one blog.  Or maybe not.  Maybe I’ll just go on at […]

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Bus wankers!

Ever heard the term “bus wanker”? It was a phrase coined on the brilliant Channel 4 show “The Inbetweeners” and basically relates to someone who takes the bus. Well, I am a bus wanker.  Fully paid up to Lothian Buses with my Ridacard, I take, usually, about four buses a day, sometimes more so I […]

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Living on my own: Who actually lives here?

G’day. Or G’night.  Indeed, could be G’morning or G’afternoon.  It really just depends where you are in the world and at what time you read this.  From my stats I know that this blog gets read across the world, which is nice. I forgot G’evening.  Anyway, it’s been a while since I’ve done a ‘Living […]

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I’m baaaaaaack

Good day/evening, dear reader. I came on here tonight to check the site was OK and I saw that I haven’t blogged about anything since November the 7th! Now, there are some who would class that as a good thing but, I’m assured, there are others who have missed my ramblings on Hibs or anything […]

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Roadworks: Now GEMMAONLINE.CO.UK and other changes

Take me back to when life was simple and technology didn’t exist! Well, I don’t really mean that as such but this last couple of weeks have been a ‘mare with this blog. My original web address expired before I could renew it and this led to a general nightmare with 123 reg.  I flagged […]

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We’re about to run out of Bubble Wrap

There are suggestions by people who have studied such stuff that schools should ban scrums and tackling in rugby and also tackling in football. That’s right, don’t have tackles and scrums so when the children head into adulthood and join clubs they haven’t a clue how to play the game properly and in time the […]

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United as One

Dear Radicalised Nutters, I’ve just finished watching the concert organised by Ariana Grande.  It was called One Love Manchester.  It was fabulous.  It sent a message out, something you won’t understand. As you well know, 22 people, mostly young people, died when one of your ilk decided to detonate himself after an Ariana Grande concert […]

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