St Pats and the Grandslam Prayer

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First Aid is not in my good books right now. Firstly, Saturday's class caused me to miss Wales v Italy and a gorgeous sunny...
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

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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.

Wimbledon Men’s Singles 2012: The Top Four

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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.

War of the Celtic Worlds

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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

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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.

Rugby, Frogspawn and a Little Gold Dress

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I've had an adrenalin fuelled weekend in which all of the above have combined to inspire today's blogpost.  The adrenalin mainly flowed whilst I...

London 2012 Olympic Gold Compendium

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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.