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Month: November 2015

Fleeting Moments of Happiness

Fleeting Moments of Happiness

Today, Lancashire County Cricket Club announced that Steven Croft had taken over the club captaincy from Tom Smith.  It was only one season ago that Tom Smith took the captaincy from Glen Chapple.  Then disaster struck. After the first match of the 2015 season, Tom Smith suffered a back spasm.  He captained the side against Glamorgan at New Road, it would be his only match in the role.  Although at first, the media reported that he would only be out…

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Black Friday

Black Friday

Black Friday, a day of mass discount, Christmas shopping and gridlock in many shopping centre car parks as people race to the shops to snap up the best deals.  What’s wrong with that? Chaos broke out last year as people fought for the presents they want.  The spirit of Christmas – what’s that?  The Telegraph reported on fights breaking out around Greater Manchester as people put their shopping ahead of human decency.  The fact that supermarkets were criticized for failing to…

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Sickly Sweet

Sickly Sweet

A few months ago I posted on this blog about starting to train with my PT, Dane Cunningham, at Fit for Free in Bury.  A post about the impact a PT has had on me will follow soon! When I first started training, Dane identified a few things which could do with a bit of a lift when it came to my diet.  One was my lack of quality protein.  I wasn’t eating enough calories in order to develop, let…

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