The name’s Bond, Trevor Bond.

People very rarely say that friends are like buses. It seems, however, that mine may in fact be similar to the large road-bound public transport vehicles. After Warrick’s visit last weekend I had only 3 days to prepare before the Mountain Dew, Simon arrived late on a Friday night. Before all that there was the small […]

CSI: Munich

“You better watch out, you better not cry You better not pout, I’m telling you why Warrick Brown is coming to town” Or so I was told last week. And before we start no, I do not mean the fictional character in the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, I do of course mean […]

Hamstring tear casts doubt on Thorpe’s season!

Note to self: must. stay. positive.   After a Skype call with my parents last week they informed me that my blog had taken a rather unsavoury turn towards misery. “Cheer up” was the main message they were trying to get across to me. It’s not to say that I was in any way upset […]

For my third weekend in Munich I found myself speaking almost exclusively in English. Friday night saw the usual suspects (Marcus, Greggers and I)  at the world-renowned Löwenbräukeller awaiting the arrival of some new friends. A friend of a friend of a friend had put Marcus in touch with some other Brits abroad and we […]