Home life · Notes from West London

Christmas Day, the new New Year’s Eve

Merry Christmas to you. For the first time since this Blog was set up, over four years ago, I am drafting words on a Christmas morning. The children (aged 13 and 15) have opened all their presents. BBC adaptations of Julia Donaldson books have been playing in the background (“Stick Man”, followed by “Zog”) and… Continue reading Christmas Day, the new New Year’s Eve

Home life · Sport

Concentrating on just one game, for a change

Here’s my monthly screenshot of the top of the Championship table, the second tier of English football. Like all the others (most recently in this piece) it was grabbed from the BBC website. Like most screenshots included on this Blog since last December, it shows Leeds United, the team that I have supported since childhood,… Continue reading Concentrating on just one game, for a change