Underarms, Catamarans and Food Poisonings

Oh yeah, the Olympics are on!

How damn slack am I? I’ve gone and started a sports blog and I haven’t posted once during the Olympics. I have been busy, I assure you, so let me catch up. This is what I would’ve been posting. Continue reading


Silver lining on a deflated black cloud/The art of losing
July 12, 2008, 10:23 pm
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I’m gutted about last night’s All Black loss to the Springboks, but remarkably less disappointed than I thought I’d be. I really did think they would win comfortably, but in the end our lack of depth was showing. And we did not expect Januarie to come up with that try!

So our record 30 home game winning streak is over, as is our 10 year stretch of home wins against the formitable Springboks. Worse still, we have let the South Africans feel like worthy world cup winners! But it is not all bad. There are some silver linings. And hey, we’ve been winning in the republic constantly over the last 10 years, so it is long overdue the Springboks fronted up over here! Continue reading