Category Archives: sid waddell

Miscellany – who comes here, why, and what I have in common with John Redwood

I signed up for one of those things that lets you know where your visitors are coming from and what they’re looking at – out of curiosity, seeing how my workpages were hit by the most bizarre references. Things I … Continue reading

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For your consideration – DVD recommendation of the week

Paging ravensthorpe   burkesworks    and  blue_condition  Every now and again a DVD comes along that makes you glad to be alive – that renders criticism superfluous.  Something unique and precious.     Yes, folks – Indoor League Volume One … Continue reading

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Power frenzy

He’s done it.  After winning the world professional darts championship of the world for the 746th time darts legend Phil “the power” Taylor will finally get an invite to the BBC sports personality of the year show having been shortlisted … Continue reading

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I got the Power

The failure of British sport this summer led me to think about one area where British sportsmen have regularly triumphed (aside from John Part, Tony David, Raymond van Barneveld).  For me one of the televisual highlights of the year is the BDO … Continue reading

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Sid Waddell – fashion icon

I have long admired the top darts commentator Sid Waddell.   This developed with the heyday of the BDO world darts championship (the late lamented Embassy) on the BBC and was only bolstered by the discover that he wrote Jossy’s Giants … Continue reading

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