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.
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.

St Pats and the Grandslam Prayer

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...

Rugby, Frogspawn and a Little Gold Dress

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...

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.
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.
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.