Monthly Archives: November 2010

Blaming the Boro

Yesterday I went to one of the more enjoyable games to be held at the Riverside in recent months. The enjoyment was nothing to do with the quality of the football, which was about as high as we had any … Continue reading

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Where are the missing thousands?

There seems to be a general concern around attendances at professional football at the moment. Last night’s Football League Show spent much of the (invariably puerile) viewer interaction sections putting forward various theories as to why nobody was going to … Continue reading

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Astrophotography made easy

One of the finer things in life is a nice astronomical photograph. It might be a well thought out long exposure of star trails, like this one, or it might be somebody’s edited telescopic capture of a planetary system, like … Continue reading

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Form versus function

If you come from Teesside, there are several things you might consider to be “iconic”. One of these, which has only attained its venerated status in the last decade or so, is the “parmo”. When I left the area over … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi do….

Having finally got round to setting up a blog, and agonised over what to write “About” myself, I now feel like I actually have to make a post, just to say its underway. Problem is, I’m rather preoccuiped this morning. … Continue reading

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