That jammy ******* got a free upgrade!

Do you know how many times I have made that god forsaken long haul flight to the U.K and back??? ELEVEN TIMES. And so far, I have always had both kids in tow WITHOUT THE HUSBAND, and been stuck up in farty smelling cattle class and been armed … [Read more...]

Eh? You are going where? when? why didn’t you tell me?

How many husbands do you know that would forget to mention that they are going to Townsville for a ten day work tour.......... Leaving Tomorrow! Yep, that would be right, It's actually quite typical of Mick. AND, if it hadn't been for a friend … [Read more...]

A-League All Stars v Juventus

Once again, Australia has attracted another European powerhouse football club to our sandy shores. Italian Seria A Champions Juventus, who tonight will take on a fan selected A-League Allstars side at the ANZ Stadium. Australia football fans … [Read more...]

Have you got what it takes to be Philips Sports Skills Dad of the Year?

You may think that all my talents lie on the football pitch! Well, I'm not just a one trick pony you know!...... Click on this link to see my attempt at a 15 second video to show off a few of the skills that I have had tucked up my … [Read more...]

The Aussie FFA Cup is a huge success.

The FFA Cup has finally made its debut in Australia   Having spent most of my childhood days watching football matches from various parts of the world (mainly English football matches, as I'm getting on a bit, and back then we didn't have … [Read more...]

Interview Part Two.

Michael Bridges: Both Newcastle United and Sunderland can finish in the top-10 Jul 21, 2014 13:26 By Lee Ryder Michael Bridges believes that both teams are capable of finishing in the top 10 together for the first time … [Read more...]

My Evening Chronicle interview part one. (The Geordie version of The Herald!)

  Newcastle United Tour: Michael Bridges expects Sydney FC to provide a tough test Jul 21, 2014 10:45 By Lee Ryder In the first part of our exclusive interview with Michael Bridges he talks us through what to … [Read more...]

Novocastrian’s are my inspiration.

Last week, I put out a blog asking you for ideas that could help us write a motivational speech for Mick to use at a future event.  The timing of that blog titled 'Please help us to motivate the motivator' was quite ironic, because in the 24 hours … [Read more...]

Rebuilding Bridges (stolen from Kat Caravella!)

Today's blog took me no time at all. Literally........because I have stolen it from our good friend Kat Caravella who works for the magazine Four Four Two. Kat is the person who first suggested that we start up a blog. She is an experienced … [Read more...]

Please help us to motivate the motivator.

Today is official blogging day. My apologies, but for this to make sense, I'm going to press the rewind button for a quick sec....... Before we started this website, I thought this would be the perfect thing that we could do together. You know, … [Read more...]