Earth, Wind And Fire At The Jolly Potters

“Oh oh, England are in Russia, Oh oh, drinking all your vodka, Oh oh, England’s going all the way”  A World Cup semi-final for the first time since 1990 and I’d forgotten how good the nation feels when England play well in a major competition. If we beat Croatia on Wednesday – and I reckon… Continue reading Earth, Wind And Fire At The Jolly Potters

It’s Coming Home…Someone Remind The Locals In Mapperley

After chewing every cuticle and nail possible on Tuesday as England progressed to the last eight (surely as much as anyone expected) we now get to meet Sweden in the quarter finals. However, despite every pundit telling me that we are home and dry my memories tell me otherwise.   Ever since I have been watching… Continue reading It’s Coming Home…Someone Remind The Locals In Mapperley

Fathers Day Delight As Germans H-owl In Anguish

  This is clearly not a headline for the German readers of this blog (currently zero and unlikely to improve) but is there anything better for a Father on our day than watching World Cup anguish for Germany?  I have to say I suspect not and once I’d seen my old man in Solihull a… Continue reading Fathers Day Delight As Germans H-owl In Anguish