Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for June 2017

When I Was In The Fire Brigade…

I normally start with a hopefully thought-provoking quote so here’s one written before today’s rant on Facebook.

Villas Veterans Get Stuffed.

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan

Man Of The Match

“If you make every game a life and death proposition, you’re going to have problems. For one thing, you’ll be dead a lot.” Dean Smith

Who Let The Dog Out?

“Whenever the devil harasses you, seek the company of men or drink more, or joke and talk nonsense, or do some other merry thing. We are conquered if we try too conscientiously not to sin at all. So when the devil says to you: do not drink, answer him: I will drink, and right freely, […]

The Road To Scarborough – Route One.

“The great thing about playing team sport is you win and lose together, and the pain is never as bad when you share it.” Brian O’Driscoll

Time For Those Flying Pigs Again.

“A half-truth is even more dangerous than a lie. A lie, you can detect at some stage, but half a truth is sure to mislead you for long.” Anurag Shourie