Archive for November, 2011


November 28th, 2011

26th November 2011
“And curlew calls to curlew, and I remember as I go
The merrier sounds and echoes out of seasons long ago
When nights were full of laughter and all the days were bright
And the heart too young to listen to the curlews in the night”
Idris Davies, 1905-1953 Welsh Poet.
Beautiful words from a little known Welsh […]

Motorcycle Emptiness (The Damned don’t die easy)

November 7th, 2011

Eagle 2+1 71-14 Ormskirk Lions (4ths)
Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through.
Germaine Greer.
Half-time: Eagle 50-0 Lions. Yes, deal with it.
The second half was a much different affair. I should report that the last […]

‘Kirk lose out to Tyldesley

November 6th, 2011

Ormskirk 1st XV 7 – 26 Tyldesley 1st XV
Ormskirk lost out to 3rd placed Tyldesley in a stop-start affair played out in great conditions for rugby at Green Lane. Both teams started strongly, testing their opponents defence with direct running and good ball retention, meaning that for the first 5 minutes possession only changed hands […]

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