Week two of my boxing betting previews, and a look back at last weeks results sees me 5-0 in terms of picking the right boxer to win. A few anomalies in the results, Martin Murray perhaps should have beaten Sergio Martinez on point, and Nate Campbell’s injury pull-out at the end of round four versus … Continue reading »
Welcome to my new weekly blog, where I will preview the weekend’s boxing action, with some betting tips and predictions. I will be keeping a tally of the fights I got right, and got wrong. Saturday night has one of the most intriguing British cards of the year so far from the Motorpoint Arena in … Continue reading »
In a weekend that saw the return of Ronnie O’Sullivan to the world of snooker, Rafael Nadal lose his first match in Monte Carlo since 2003, and where Luis Suarez made yet more headlines for aping Mike Tyson, it seems fitting that amidst all the news over the last couple days, that another Tyson made … Continue reading »
Some ducks, a pigeon at 1000 feet, and some protesting Poles - what more could you ask for in a photo-set?
As luck would have it, Wrestlemania 29, held at the Metlife Stadium in New Jersey was happening at the same time as my trip to New York. I’m a lifelong wrestling fan, so the chance to go to Wrestlemania, frequently referred to as ‘the grandest stage of them all’, was one that had to be … Continue reading »
Few pics from the next couple of days in America. A bit of wrestling, some touristy stuff, and a stumble into a mass pillow fight in Washington Square.
First day of New York, first day of America, and a guy in a muppet suit rinsed me off with a middle finger. Whatever happened to American hospitality?
There is a scene in the classic 2000 film Almost Famous, where Philip Seymour Hoffman, playing legendary rock journalist Lester Bangs, describes Stillwater, the fictional band in the film, as “a mid-level band struggling with their own limitations in the harsh face of stardom.” While the quote was referencing a band trying to reach success in … Continue reading »