Levels Of The Game*

“This is a deep hole he’s in right now,” the commentator says.  Andy Murray is struggling against Gilles Simon.  He’s a set and a break down. Am suffering with Andy.  Come on Andy! MadFatRunner has been here with me this weekend and we had a lovely time but now she has gone home and am […]

Murder In Store*

“Look, there’s a Parsonage section,” I say to my colleague.  We’re in Marks and Spencer, or that’s what it says on the outside of the shop anyway.  Inside, it’s full of furniture and ornaments and decorative items: chairs, sofas, jewellery boxes, soft furnishings.   “What’s a parsonage?” She says. “It’s where a parson lives,” I […]

Deadly Doubles*

And now from the clay courts of Roland Garros to the real action: the Friday Morning Veteran Ladies’ Doubles match at Mum’s grass court tennis club.  Well: it’s AstroTurf rather than real grass, but here we are, with the ladies Dressed Properly in white dresses and white trainers and…hang on a minute…one of them is […]