Thursday, March 22, 2012


I never had a parent
to cheer me on from the touchline

I never had a parent to watch me play.

I never had a father
to see me trial for England.

And he never saw me play.


Perhaps not as well as in the link below.
But please open it and enjoy!



Dolores Doolittle said...

Crikey, CI, what wrenchingly moving words...

As for the clip - fearsome. And I think I actually Recognised one of them! Had a boyfriend at the time who played and thereby lost a front tooth. Well - who needs two...

Canary Islander said...

DD - Arrrgh!!!!
You too, were in love with David Duckham?

Dolores Doolittle said...

YES CI! Except David didn't d...

Canary Islander said...

I'm having trouble with blogger - third time lucky, I hope.

How's the IOW?

Dolores Doolittle said...

Yes, CI, Bloggger can be fiendish temperamental, but you got there!

Thankee for asking - the IOW is merry & bright & full of sea, sand & splendid cliffs.
But who minimised this house between viewing & moving - we can't fit in!

Canary Islander said...

I hope it will grow on you!

Expat said...

Sorry I've been AWOL. Busy, busy here.

D., there's a series of IOW photos on the Daily Telegraph online today. just stunning scenery. Looking forward to your next blog with photos of your dolls house!

CI, I bet your mum was cheering you on, in spirit if not from the sidelines.

Canary Islander said...

We are all going through busy periods! Bike gone missing, broken collar bone, delayed house move, but what the hell?

Here's to us all smiling tomorrow!

Canary Islander said...

So much for us all smiling tomorrow.
Just now heard sad news from JW...

Canary Islander said...

And Jon Doust's wife has broken her arm!