Saturday, 29 October 2011

Great Start

Rainbow on the beach at Sunrise - wished I'd had my camera, had to make do with the phone. Not sure where the rainbow came from - no rain?

Much relief about the Plymouth Argyle news - it's been a bit of a worry. There aren't many options down this way. Janey and Fin are joining the party up at Cheltenham later today - Fin has a match there tomorrow, so they're going to go up a day early and join in the celebrations on the terraces. Should be fun.

Surf today - starting small, building to massive tomorrow!

Lost the chickens briefly yesterday. We were out for the day and came back late. Went to lock them up and they weren't there. Further investigations found them on Fin's bed, along with the cats! That's the last time I leave the side door open!

Friday, 28 October 2011

Come on you Greens!

Big day for Plymouth Argyle supporters - let's hope an agreement can be reached and the club survives. I'm 60% confident all will be well - but that 40% of doubt weighs heavy! With both our boys playing for Argyle, football and Plymouth has become as much a part of our lives as the beach. It's a huge commitment and not one that everyone can manage. Twice a week making the three hour round trip after school for training and then off to either Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea, Yeovil, Swindon, Bournemouth for the matches on weekends. With a three year gap between Billy and Fin, one is always playing 'Away' and the other 'Home'. It's something that we and the boys have got used to - and they love it. This week they've been training at Home Park - great experiences for them.

Two years ago the club was playing against the likes of Newcastle in the Championship League and it's where they should comfortably fit. Today, at the bottom of Division Two and coming off a 5-1 thrashing at Oxford, on the face of it, things couldn't get any worse. But that wouldn't be the whole story. The team is young and has at times played better football this season than I've witnessed in recent years. Get the deal done today, bring in a few experienced players on loan and this team could go a long way. Fingers crossed. But enough of all this footie talk!!

Now then, back on the beach.... what a week it's been. Forget Monday and all that rain, since then it's been clean 2 -3 ft surf, light winds....perfect for the half term warriors. It's all set to change on Sunday, but plenty to enjoy until then.

Party time - just read online that the deal has gone through. Massive relief! La la la la la la, la, la la la la hoy.....

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Dry Now

A months rain in one day? It was very wet yesterday - not that I was complaining. With our first weekend without a footie match for ages, we made a last minute dash for a long weekend up to Centre Parcs, always good fun. It only started raining on the drive home yesterday and it wasn't until we got to Camelford that we met any flooding. Nasty.

Today, is a new day and it's a beaut. 3ft surf, light winds and a big sun. Perfect for the half term warriors.