blocker's write

by | Apr 20, 2006 | General News

I think it was P.G. Wodehouse who once said something like, “writing is very straightforward. All you have to do is stare at a blank piece of paper until spots of blood form on your forehead”. Right now I know just how he feels. The deadline for the Elvis...

as expected

Well, as more than a quarter of a century of following them has taught me to expect, Charlton failed to live up to the hype last night. My predicition of a rubbish game was, as I also predicted, wrong. There were goals – usually unheard of in Charlton-Boro...

come on you reds

It’s Charlton’s biggest FA Cup game in years tonight – the chance to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup for the first time since 1947 when, of course, we won the thing. Now, Charlton-Middesbrough matches are never, ever any good. Not ever. The...

amadou dou dou

I’m still trying to shake off the lager induced headache I woke up with this morning after a thoroughly magnificent night at the BBC Radio World Music Awards last night. Now, the gig took place at the Brixton Academy which these days is sponsored by Carling. As...

And eilat you so

Here’s a tip. If you’re ever in Nazareth and feeling peckish, head for a restaurant called Diana. Thanks to my lovely friend Einat’s suggestion, that’s exactly what I did and had quite possibly the greatest lunch I’ve ever had. I am now...