Category Archives: Sport

Jags-related poems for National Poetry Day

THE GOAL THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN Ghost goal Disallowed It crossed the line though   BOUNCY ANGEL Ryan Edwards Bouncing angel Bouncy bouncy bouncy   23RD OCTOBER 1971 Greatest day in sporting history We won Four – one.     … Continue reading

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Partick Thistle Open Day 2019

I attended this year’s Partick Thistle Open Day, which took place on Saturday. (Thistle lost 2-1 at home to Dundee United the previous evening, with Lawrence Shankland surprisingly only scoring one of United’s goals; I had originally been planning to … Continue reading

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Update on “appropriately-named things” post

Following my recent post about appropriately-named things, something happened this weekend involving possibly the most appropriate name ever. I was at Victoria Station yesterday morning when I learnt about this. Anyhoo, over the weekend – due to not being anywhere … Continue reading

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Going to Partick Thistle Open Day – UPDATED

Before I start, I would like to announce that this is the first blog post I am writing on the new tablet I bought a few weeks ago. I am planning to go to Thistle’s Open Day on Saturday – … Continue reading

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Appropriately-named things – UPDATED

In this post, I am looking at things that are / were appropriately named. And I start with: BORIS JOHNSON & JEREMY C**T: Self-explanatory, really. I didn’t watch the Tory leadership debate on BBC1 (though I did see a bit … Continue reading

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TV preview for this weekend and June 3rd

This weekend, there will as usual be a lot of programmes on British television. These will include an episode of the world’s greatest-ever sitcom Dad’s Army and lots of gripping snooker – as well as the news, which hopefully will … Continue reading

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Poem: Squexit

I wrote two poems last night while watching news coverage of Theresa May’s comeuppance. Lines on Chris Erskine leaving Partick Thistle for Livingston: SQUEXIT Squiddy Always a Thistle legend Loves the club

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