Weekender

Ohh not done one of these for ages. And the thing is, I really don’t want to revisit one part of the weekend as it’s still very painful. Yes, I’m talking about the rugby. I’m sure if you are a ‘neutral’ it was a thrilling game, but I’m not neutral, I’m Scottish and given how well we played in the first half, well… I guess I should’ve known better. I vented a little on Twitter after the final whistle and even now, many hours later, I’m still a bit wound up and pissed off about the whole thing. Stupid game. Speaking of games, the Winter Olympics are fun, aren’t they. They feature all sorts of wacky sports like ‘sliding down …

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Curlers

I almost forgot that the Winter Olympics are on. They just don’t seem to capture the imagination the way the Summer version does. Although it’s no real suprise as essentially the Summer Olympics are generally about running, jumping, throwing things, playing common team sports, and a host of other things that don’t require specialist equipment and the right conditions (yes, I know some of them do but I’m generalising, stick with me here). The Winter Olympics on the whole require expensive equipment, specialised competition areas/arenas/tracks. Or maybe it’s because there are so few UK atheletes out there in with a shot at a medal (Go the Scottish Curling team!!!).

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