Entries Tagged as 'Sports and Leisure'

Peter Recommends CXLVIII

This is about the bestest thing in the world right now (the story, not the beer, per se): Stella Artois: Perfectionists: Rufus – The Real Hawk-Eye More here: Wimbledon Hired A Hawk To Scare The Pigeons Away

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Peter Recommends CXLVII

Formula 1 Pit Stops 1950 & Today Very funny.

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Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCCIX

I forgot about this, but I’ve had it open for like two weeks: Dont Tell Mummy! (JamieP’s 1000 bhp GTR)

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Already These Olympics Are GREAT

And no I’m not watching, I’m just on Twitter. But to illustrate in more than 140 characters (less the short url for an epic photo), Mark Steyn posted this, written during the Salt Lake City Olympics what with the corruption and vote rigging and whatnot: For all that pious guff about not tainting the “Olympic […]

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The Old At Heart Club

India Knight tweeted yesterday morning about this Saga cruise where they tuck you up in blankets and take you to see the Northern Lights, then followed it up right away with a “Oh poo, you have to be fifty”. So Saga, apparently, is a seniors cruise line. Fine, whatever. Except! The reason for the 50 […]

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The Ashes!

(I like putting the !-mark at the end of that; makes it seem a bit like a west end musical) So, if anyone needs an open thread in this ghost town of a blog, do please let this be it. But, mostly, here is where I plan on finally figuring out how to read this […]

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Peter Recommends CXLIV

If you’re in a bad mood, watch this: Josh Turnbull making a brilliant run and slotting away a beautiful goal in front of Matthew Harding. After Chelsea’s last match of the 12/13 season. Stay Believe.

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Plucky Little Peugot

Time Machine *cries* Curtsy: Vanderleun.

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Trains! That’s-My-Kinda-Nerd-Eh? Edition

The Guy with the Train in his Basement Curtsy: Vanderleun.

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Catholic Beefcake

Daily Mail – A win and a prayer: Devout Catholic rugby star shows off the tattoos he hopes will keep the man upstairs on his side Truly, this story brings all good things together: New Zealanders, Australia, rugby studliness, ‘n God. He’s the sort of guy you’d be proud to have on a poster in […]

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Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCXC

I love Zara Phillips, really I do, and not in a ridiculous “Zomg she’s nearly a princess!” sort of way, but in a “Gosh she’s cool, and so talented, and so nice seeming, and just like a real person,” but still, this is really, really funny. From a tweet, which said: This Guardian picture caption […]

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Peter Recommends CXLI

Oi Half, oi lookit this: Auto Blog – 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Fuori Serie puts customization program on display In which Fiat offers a new personalization program for their Abarth Fuori Serie, in which a customer can customize the living crap out of their totally awesome car, a program which might reach our American shores […]

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Tahoe!

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Olympics’ Parade’s End

In which they throw a massive parade through a very handsome-looking London to say farewell to the Games. I like the THANK YOU on the bottom of the British Airways plane. Of course, we haven’t seen the Paralympics yet. Apparently NBC will show us a recap in a couple of weeks. Which, at least, is […]

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Weekend Plans?

2012 Scottish Highland Games & Gathering in Pleasanton, California And omg there’s gonna be sheepdog trials.

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