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...]

O.K, so I admit! I am one of ‘THOSE’ embarrassing sports mums!

Who was it that said that a Saturday morning spent watching your children play sport could be relaxing?.................... They Lied. Who was it that said that young children's football should be played for fun, and not … [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...]

Missing my man.

I don't cope well with last minute plan changes, nor do I much like surprises. Although I DO like spontaneity, (in the form of a last minute day trip for example).....I DON'T much like it when Mick's friends rock up unannounced to 'Hotel Bridges' … [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...]

They lost, and yet they still won.

My favourite thing about living in Australia is not the golden sandy beaches as you may expect, It isn't the beautiful sunshine. or the outdoor way of life. Nor is it that I can go out for a swanky meal dressed like a 'dag' in a tatty T shirt , and a … [Read more...]

“Why do our friends always have to leave?”

I had heard the rumours that they were due to leave the football club, but if I had known that they had an unmissable 6 foot for sale sign planted outside of their beachside property, then I would definitely have chosen another route for the kids to … [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...]