Captain Corelli…..Visits Sudbury Church*

Fanfare / 25th July, 2019

Author Louis Bernieres swapped mandolin for guitar and formed an alliance with Selina Hawker, singer and violinist at Sudbury Church for a musical show piece. Sadly, he was unremarkable (as a guitarist) but she had a decent voice.
He was also grumpy when I asked him to autograph my copy of his best and famous …More»

Breathtaking – When 2 Giants Meet.

Fame / 14th July, 2019

Wimbledon Mens Finals 2019. Sunday 14th July

Lucky us.

Well, what a final an absolute master class provided by the 2 most aggressive players ever seen on grass in any generation. Impossible to write the script, just a shade under 5 hours and 5 sets later, with match points on the way before a …More»

Manic Monday – Last 16 Standing*

Front Row / 8th July, 2019

Day 7 – 8th July – No.2 Court

B was my celebrity for the day
Super upset as Riske dethroned Barty and Muchova no push over for Pliskova !!
Japanese delight as Keri pushed on to last 8 in the mens.

July 8th Brett Round of 16(Fourth Round)
A Barty (1) V A Riske 6-3/2-6/3-6
K Muchova V KA Pliskova (3)  4-6 7-513-11
K Nishikori (8) …More»

Tennis Magic-Wimbledon-Day 1 & 3*

Fanfare / Front Row / 1st July, 2019

July 1st Monday -Day 1 Court One.
First time experienced new roof. Feels more expansive than centre.

Matches
S Halep (7) v A Sasnovich Halep in 2 sets 6-4 -7-5  1.4 hours – Sasnovich had chances in 2nd set but Halep fought back

J Vesely v A Zverev Vesely win 4-6/6-3/6-2/7/5 Alexander lost his way missed break points …More»