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Let's Go Hockey

So…the NHL Playoffs have started, and, today, my Penguins are playing. They’re up against the Rangers and, because they were D+ (I’m being kind here) in the last games going into the playoffs (with, at one point, looking like they were not going to have a chance to get in the big dance), have no home court advantage in all of the rounds, should they advance. 87 more words

Sports Stuff

Soundtrack To The Game

I’ve followed the San Francisco Giants for almost five years, and, in the three of those five years that they won a World Series, I had a knack for falling back on music that was more than just “game-day songs.” They were part of a soundtrack that seemed like game-day songs in the beginning, but wound up as winning tracks that may or may not have contributed to a team winning the title. 1,567 more words

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The Randomness 3/23 - "Celebrity Skin"

So, I normally don’t do these kinds of things with Randomness entries. But so I don’t get blamed for getting your ass written up at work, if you want to know what I mean by “celebrity skin”, how ’bout you check out the next page. 1,294 more words

The Randomness 3/2 - "Going To An Outdoor Hockey Game"

So, a little over a week ago, I attended possibly the funnest hockey game ever, aesthetic-wise.

That’s right, the Sharks/Kings outdoor game at Levi’s Stadium, yo. 1,062 more words

Footballers eh

I hooked up with a very old mate from uni the other night for a beer. He’s a semi-retired Cardiff-based teacher who’s been on a 6-month assignment at a very good girls school in Kingston and we’ve been catching up a bit over that time. 975 more words


Dirk and Kobe: Stars At Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki are guaranteed to be first ballot Hall of Famers. ¬†They’ve both had brilliant careers, but are facing completely different circumstances in the tail end of their careers. ¬† 1,143 more words


Hair racing

Well that was a great victory by Lewis Hamilton in the US Grand Prix last week-end wasn’t it? You may also know that in the process Hamilton also overtook Nigel Mansell’s record of most GP wins by a British driver, which he’d held since 1992. 261 more words