Month: February 2009

Howth spin on new Bowery

I took my Giant Bowery, currently singlespeed, up Howth Head Sunday evening. I was a bit concerned with how the Bowery would go on the climb, but I want to get a couple of goes up Howth in before I turn it fixed gear (because I love high speed descents). Here’s the route map thanks […]

Renaming Aviva Stadium to Nivea Stadium

I think Irish rugby will benefit from rebranding Lansdowne Road to something more meaningful than Aviva Stadium, so let’s call it Nivea Stadium, eh? Man-bags are a great place to carry a couple of extra hipflasks and a few cans of beer.

Six Nations Round 1 Review

I’m delighted that the 6 Nations has started, for me it’s without doubt the best annual sports competition in the world – I do love the Heineken Cup, but the 6N is the business. I didn’t see much of the Italian visit to Twickenham, what little I did see was predictable but nothing awe-inspiring from […]