Archive for April, 2012


April 30th, 2012

VIVA LA VIDA, (love of life):
28TH APRIL 2012
“I used to rule the world
Seas would rise when I gave the word
Now in the morning I sleep alone
Sweep the streets that I used to own”
Coldplay, Viva La Vida, 2009.
Those art aficionados out there will recognise the title of this piece taken from Mexican artist, Frida Kaho’s 1954 […]

The Big Match Preview: Kirk Vandals v Kirk Colts

April 25th, 2012

28th April 2012, 4pm ko.
The Voice:
Stranger emotions in mind
Changing the contours I find
I’ve seen them once before
Someone cries to me
Oh, the look and the sound of
The Voice
They try, they try
Oh, the shape and the power of
The Voice
In strong low tones
Ultravox! 1981.
I was and still am a massive fan of Ultravox, more the John Foxx incarnation […]

LIONS (4ths) 26-12 NEW BRIGHTON 3

April 23rd, 2012

21ST APRIL 2012.
“The lower you fall, the higher you’ll fly”
Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club.
Mass effect has three definitions: it is a name of a very popular Play station game and is a common topic in the Lions’ dressing room: it relates to a neurological disorder: it is the rate of cooling of a […]


April 17th, 2012


Hoylake 2 77-0 Kirk Barbarians (3rds)

April 2nd, 2012

The Future of the Left:
If there’s no new wave then there’s no fun.
March 31st 2012
“Try and find a better way, there is no other better way”
Welsh New Wave/Punk/Existentialist Rock band, McLusky.
A bit of an eclectic one for you this week, it’s time to think outside of the box, a little bit more leftfield as […]

Ashton-on-Mersey 1st XV 50 - 0 Ormskirk 1st XV

April 2nd, 2012

‘I give the fight up ; let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten’
Robert Browning.
Ormskirk travelled to mid table Ashton-on-Mersey with only pride for Gaz Prytherch’s men to play for having been relegated from South – Lancashire Cheshire Division 1, after last weeks loss to New […]

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