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This is me being a grumpy old man

That Was The Week That Was – TW3 – @nicholassm1th

Football season kicked of this weekend and with an early kick off because of bloody Sky. As Number One daughter was returning to Uni (bit early but she had to do a re-sit!!!!) Colson and I decided that Breakfast in … Continue reading

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Cheated at the ODI – @nicholassm1th

I took an afternoon off work on Wednesday as @colsonsmith had invited me to watch the One Day International between England and Sri Lanka at Emirates Old Trafford. CJ had sorted some tickets so off we went with a very … Continue reading

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Food snobbery – @nicholassm1th

As regular reader will know I like my food and eating out in nice places. I enjoy the whole ambience of eating out and not having to wash up afterwards. you will also know that we are off to Florida … Continue reading

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RIPPING OFF LEEDS FANS – Support the Twenty’s Plenty Away Ticket Campaign – @nicholassm1th

What can be done to prevent all travelling fans from getting ripped off … This weekend Birmingham are coming to Elland Road and for that pleasure they are being charged £28, £22 for concession and £15 under 16’s, at their … Continue reading

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Uplands Hotel De Vere Venues

Thought I would share my recent hotel room with you. I work for an Arms Length Government Body, this means the company work for is independent of but reports to the Government in my case the Department of Health. We … Continue reading

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Leaving home for Uni

How can one room in halls cost so much???? As we prepare for the day when the daughter leaves home to go to university I find the bank balance is being stretched to and beyond overdraft limits. At the chance … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Driving

Driving in general not just on a bank holiday – I drive a few miles a year with work, I’m not in the same league as lorry drivers and reps but I still manage about 1000 miles a month. Living in … Continue reading

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