Gary Strachan – "Write" Said Fred

Off The Wall Essays From Deep Within A Capricious Mind

Archive for August 12th, 2017

And When They Were Up….

In stadium white rose, rendezvous unexpected Pater and his boy, a chance encounter Offspring’s trademark smile greets old man Joint remit witnessing of Roses War skirmish Willow belabouring leather sphere contest Superior tally victor; Lewis/Duckworth welcome not Will the House of York or Lancaster prevail? A battle to win, though not victory of war.   Progenitors of Plantagenet House bear witness Uncovered stands residence, boisterous in ale Headingley field not […]

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Has Anyone Ever Told You…?

My week of exercise and healthy eating unceremoniously came off the rails yesterday evening. The willpower of yours truly, stoic foe of temptation over the previous seven days or so, conspicuous by it’s absence during a visit to Headingley cricket ground. An evening sojourn with a pal to witness the Yorkshire v Lancashire T20 Blast game. All the ingredients were there to stress test my self-discipline. For instance, my mate Mike and I had to walk past St Michaels […]

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