Great to be back coaching with the Newcastle Jets

After an amazing 16 days in Brazil, watching Australia play in their World cup matches, it was finally  time to come back down to earth and to get back to the day job working with the Newcastle Jets. I have been in the professional game of … [Read more...]

They opened up Brazil, like a can of tuna!

Wow 7-1, Yes, thats right 7-1! Last night I set my alarm for 5.45am (Australian time) so that I could be up in time to watch the 1st semi final match. Two of the World's greatest teams: Brazil, the host nation versus Germany. Brazil have … [Read more...]

The perks of being Micky’s plus one!

Mick and I had been dating for a few weeks by time The Feast of Saint Valentines day landed upon us. That is the 'official' term for February 14th, the day of Lurrrrve!. Now, depending on the bloke that you have chosen, this display of romance can … [Read more...]

Check out my article on NUFC’s website today.

United can build Bridges down under. By Dan King - Newcastle United Digital EditorHe has spent the last five years living in Australia so former Newcastle striker Michael Bridges knows all about the passion for football Down … [Read more...]

Today, I was brought back down to Earth.

Totally caught up in the hype of the World Cup, I selfishly, never gave the true story of the people of Rio a thought. I was so immersed in the World Cup Fever that never once, did I think about the poverty, crime, drug abuse, or the 'real life' of … [Read more...]

Blogging from Brazil!

Landed safely in Rio, and couldn't wait to get started! Hotel is perfect, and right on the beach of Copacobana. As the Mrs rightly put it in her blog yesterday, I don't even need to leave the hotel window to spot the G strings on the … [Read more...]

The World Cup 2014, a female’s perspective.

My husband retweeted an article that had been published in an Adelaide newspaper. The headline of this article states: Nine out of ten Croatian men say they would rather watch the World Cup than have sex with their wives This got me … [Read more...]

1 Sleep to go !!! Brazil here we come.

Bags are packed and it's time to head for Brazil for the greatest sporting event in the World. Looking forward to seeing the best players and teams from around the world, plus all the amazing sights Rio has to offer. I will be uploading … [Read more...]

Bridgy’s Top tip #2 The art of time wasting!

This isn't classed as one of the fairest or most sportsmanlike parts of the game, but it's exists nonetheless at all levels of the sport. It can be a vital tactic, and can be the difference between your team winning or losing the game or even getting … [Read more...]

Why I chose the name Building Bridges Online.

Now, before you begin, as my school mates can testify, I was never known for having the worlds best spelling! I wrote this blog on my way to Hong Kong last week, it took about half the journey just to form the first sentence, so please bear with … [Read more...]