Musings From The Padded Cell

Boys To Men.

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.”
Josh Billings

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They’re Off! Villas Go Racing!


"Horse racing is animated roulette." Roger Kahn It was our end of season day out organised by Sam The Tote with a trip to the races one fine autumnal Saturday. A season of being fined on a weekly basis for being either blind, crap or just slow - … [Continue reading]

The Don’s Last Cake.


There are places we start to see far too much of the older we get. … [Continue reading]

Pond Life.

The Don

There have been numerous stories lately about the chronic problems in Bradford city centre from drunken idiots. … [Continue reading]

Where There Is Hope.

Porn star?

"I remain just one thing, one thing only, that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician." Charlie Chaplin. A short one this Friday given your earlier midweek "treat" re-telling the tale of our victorious Stiffs' team … [Continue reading]

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts…Didn’t Lose! Villas Champions Again.

The umpire temporarily forgets the principle of impartiality.

The All Alone Oval was not a place for the faint-hearted last Saturday as Villas' Second Team narrowly edged out close rivals Ben Rhydding in the title decider. … [Continue reading]

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose!

Mr August.

The Stiffs go for glory this weekend in a winner takes all game at the All Alone Road Oval with promotion already in the bag. Good luck boys and remember..."clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose!" Coach Taylor - Friday Night Lights. … [Continue reading]

Sex Bomb.

Tong Park CC

Even the most optimistic of souls would have known deep down that prospects for a game of cricket last Saturday were non-existent. … [Continue reading]

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes.

The Idle Lounge Coffee House

The traditional Sunday evening worship had been brought forward and extended by an early call from my Godson's parents to meet to discuss the Chosen One's pending start at "Big School". … [Continue reading]

Sunshine Days.

Early Days

It was the closing ceremony of the 2036 Azerbaijan Olympics. … [Continue reading]