Category Archives: Interests
There. I’ve said it. It feels like a confession at Alcoholics Anonymous. I’ve often thought about writing a novel, and now I’m of retirement age I have a lifetime of experience upon which to draw, and more time to spend … Continue reading
The U-lock obviously did its job well, but perhaps it wasn’t wise to park outside Halfords in Eastleigh in the first place. Fortunately, the tea leaves mustn’t have had a crank removal tool with them, otherwise it could have been a lot worse.
I thought that ‘grade inflation’ was a feature of school and university exam results, but I’ve found another example where the desire to encourage has overwhelmed common sense. In the past few months I’ve spent a fair amount of my … Continue reading
As time goes by, and more experience is gained, the length of time between extraordinary occurrences increases. I think it’ll be a while before I experience anything like this again (at least, I hope so).
It’s hard not to believe in luck when you have a run of results like this evening’s. Much as I’d like to think I was playing exceptionally skilfully, the fact is that I was getting a lot of good deals … Continue reading
Neither of these two hands is particularly remarkable, but…
Three hands into a tournament that should have lasted an hour or two depending on how things went, I received a sign from the poker gods that tonight was not my night. Pocket Jacks is not a bad deal in … Continue reading
My new book, Starting Online Poker, is now available from Amazon for $2.99/£1.99. I will donate 25% of net royalties to UNICEF. I enjoyed discovering the world of eBook publishing as much as I enjoyed writing the book (and gaining … Continue reading
When I only have a short time available, I tend to play cash games because I can play for just as long as I like. Different tables play differently, depending on the mix of players. My natural tendency is to … Continue reading