So long, farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, adieu……..

Today sees the end of the academic year, with still so much to do over the coming weeks in preparation for another.  My desk was covered in piles of work,  with staff to interview, July payroll to be checked, negotiating leases and a myriad of other things to do. We had twelve staff either retiring,Continue reading “So long, farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, adieu……..”

Ballots, balls and dreams…..a tale of Wimbledon 2016

In November last year I entered the ballot for Wimbledon tickets for the second year and to be honest, forgot all about it, until February when a letter arrived to say I had been allocated two tickets for Centre Court on the 10th July. A quick calculation, the realisation hit that they were tickets onContinue reading “Ballots, balls and dreams…..a tale of Wimbledon 2016”

A weekend of cricket, rugby and cricket……

Last weekend my dear friend and I travelled to Birmingham for  an England v Sri Lanka one day international. We arrived in good time, and picked up a reasonably healthy lunch time chicken wrap.  You can see by the photo that we were optimistic about the weather!  We were high up, and as a vertigoContinue reading “A weekend of cricket, rugby and cricket……”