Category Archives: soccer

Soccer and Quilts?

When I read Joan’s post regarding her beautiful quilt and the deep and loving sentiment it represented, it got me thinking. I too, have received a beautiful quilt from so many cherished friends. Sometimes we tend to forget the important … Continue reading

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Female Soccer on PEI?????

I glanced at an article in todays Guardian regarding the PEI Sports Hall of Fame. I have to say I was very disappointed to find only one member of the soccer sport as an inductee. Tom Wallis, he was indeed … Continue reading

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Shame at the Womens World Cup.

I started coaching girls soccer in 1975, a time before the present World cup women were not yet born or old enough to play. My girls team were always a joy to work with, they were polite and respectfully. They … Continue reading

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The Good Old Hockey Game?

Danger! might upset Hockey Fans. This will be a risky blog, I’m sure to get some angry responses, angry being the key word. When I arrived in Canada in 1964 I attempted to have hockey replace my favourite sport of … Continue reading

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The Arsenal Situation???

On Saturday 14th October 2017, Arsenal played another dreadful game of football and lost 2-1 to Watford. It shouldn’t have happened and the fans are on the war path again. Once more we hear the cries calling to fire Wenger, … Continue reading

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Its Back!!!!

Friday 11th August 2017 saw the kick off of the new Premier League. Arsenal started with a win over Leicester City in a seven goal thriller! 4-3. Today will see several more first games played. No time for a large … Continue reading

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My Sunday Blog (still experimenting)

As you will notice I’m now able to post photos with my blogs. Linda worked all day retrieving my data from the kaput lap top and adding them here. Surprisingly she found loads of old photos I had long since … Continue reading

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Arsenal have real Heart

Its quite strange, early today on FB I mentioned my heart attack seven years ago, and the fact I was watching Arsenal at the time. Well today Arsenal could have easily given me another heart attack. What a game, should … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You for all my Great Birthday Wishes

I must dedicate today’s blog to thank all those wonderful people who took the time to wish me a very happy birthday yesterday the 15th Jan 2017. I should mention there was some discussion over the number of candles on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Caroline Patricia.

I was going to begin this blog by saying way back in 19!! ? but caught myself just in time. So instead, I will write about this incredible moment in my life without giving away anyone’s age!!!. That most special … Continue reading

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