The Winter Paralympics Start Today

If you weren’t up at 1.15 am to watch the Open Ceremony from Beijing, head over to Channel 4 at 11.30 am for coverage.  I’m sure over the next 9 days, we’ll be amazed by all that can be achieved by many sports people for whom “I can’t” doesn’t exist.

If you’re out this morning and fancy chatting with other bowlers, the morning roll up finishes at midday and several stay behind to enjoy a couple of bevvies putting the world to rights – oh, we definitely need that now.

One of my son’s rugby team landed in Ukraine to see his family a couple of days before the invasion.  Alistair and Northolt Rugby Club is helping raising £3,000 so his friend can help the community under seige with medicines, food, etc.  If you feel you would like to help in a small way, the link is here  

They have raised £2,220 towards their goal so far.  Alistair said his friend is being very matter-of-fact in dealing with the situation which, in reality, must be absolutely terrifying.

If the grey skies and forecasted rain keep you indoors and armchair sport isn’t  your thing, then BBC2 is showing The Lavender Hill Mob at 1.00 pm.  It’s a great comedy classic from Ealing Studios.

Whatever you’re doing, have a good day.



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