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Monday 22 June Review: Wolverhampton, Wetherby and Windsor

Monday 22 June

Wolverhampton 3.55 – 6F Maiden Stakes (Class 5) Standard

With APASIONA a non runner (temperature), this left seven runners, six colts and one gelding. 1,388 more words


Down in Class

After the pomp, ceremony and sunshine of last week’s Royal Ascot we come down with a bump to the overcast offerings of Monday night racing at Windsor and Wetherby. 295 more words

Day One: First stop, Wetherby

It’s five past six and I’ve arrived at the Days Inn, Wetherby, 203 miles from home, first stop on my travels. The delightful (and young) receptionist was completely unfazed by my inability to remember my car number so I could have free overnight parking. 381 more words


A Little Red Flower...

It all started with a little red flower the Shooting Stars children at Wetherby saw on their walk. It sparked lots of interest and lots of conversation. 173 more words


Annual Cyclists' Service at Coxwold, 10th May

I feel ambivalent about Britain’s traditional rituals for November 11th. Uncomfortable with military pomp and grandeur. Angry at politicians’ manipulation and grandstanding. Bored with well-rehearsed “poppy wars” – arguments about whether to wear a poppy on TV or not; the Red Poppy Patriot Brigade taking political pops at White Poppies; the sad tackiness of the “my-poppy-is-bigger-and-glitzier-than-your-poppy” displays. 1,203 more words

Day Ride

Upcoming event - #WetherbyHour is Live

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It's been a while.....

*dusts hands and blows off cobwebs*

I’ve lost my twitter mojo and anyway, I’ve too much to say for 140 characters.

I’ve had all sorts of projects on the go over the last few years and having just re-read my last post on here, nothing much has changed.   217 more words

Junior Rugby League