London 2012 Olympic Gold Compendium

I'm enthralled by the gold medal stories emerging from London 2012. As a massive tennis fan I was particularly thrilled to see Andy Murray exact his revenge on Roger Federer by putting him to the sword in an emphatic three set defeat.

Wimbledon Men’s Singles 2012: The Top Four

Rackets at the ready! It's that time of year when strawberries and cream taste good in the rain and tennis whites make a far better fashion statement than a little black dress.
Andy Murray lifts the Wimbledon Trophy after his dramatic triumph in the Men's Singles 2013

Wimbledon and Me – from Tot, to Teen, to Adult Fan

You may have noticed I've been rather quiet on the Wimbledon front, this year. That's because I've been holding my breath, watching and hoping more than ever! Of course, Andy Murray and Wimbledon did not disappoint. It has been the perfect tennis story. It makes me appreciate the fact that my Mum always sat down with me to watch the tournament and clearly explained all the rules, which meant that I could easily follow the action.

War of the Celtic Worlds

A friendly tussle between the nations . . .         Last weekend was tricky.  It was a rugby weekend which was a positive.  My husband and...
Monty, the Osprey of Springwatch fame.

Springwatch, The French Open and Booksales

I try not to watch too much television, but with Springwatch airing all this week and the French Open Tennis Tournament taking place, I'm finding it hard to resist the remote and sofa combo! Springwatch is being shown in the afternoon as well as the evening this series, making it doubly difficult to concentrate on words and paper.

Wimbledon 2012, The Men’s Final: The King v The Brave

Wimbledon 2012: The Men's Final: And so it has come to this: Roger Federer the King of Centre Court versus Andy Murray, the brave Scotsman.
Ireland's Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop showing off their Gold Medals won at the London 2012 Paralympics

Irish Paralympic Pride and a Riveting Rivalry

The 2012 Paralympic Games have been the most dramatic and inspiring ever. Team Ireland has excelled with wins from fastest Paralympian ever: Jason Smyth and enduring distance runner Michael McKillop.