Tag Archives: rugby

Soccer Squawker Knocker Shocker

AnElephantCant say he’s much good at soccer But there is no one but himself he can blame When he sees it in TV He always gets kinda queasy He considers it a totally ridiculous game He watches a host of … Continue reading

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Monkeys in Trees – Līgo Haībun Challenge

AnElephantCant claim to have wisdom After all he is practically wild But even he can learn So his thoughts take a turn When he listens to the words of a child This week’s Līgo Haībun Challenge comes courtesy of the wonderful … Continue reading

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Superbowl XLVII – AnElephant’s Eye

AnElephantCant quite believe it He’s in the US on Superbowl Sunday He does not travel far The nearest Sports Bar The game lasts almost until Monday It’s the climax of the whole Football season The Cup Final the World Championship … Continue reading

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Sports Agitated

AnElephantCant tell Americans about sports He figures you guys reckon you are pretty expert He knows some that are different In which you are less mellifluent Please do not take his lectures to heart You play all sorts of games … Continue reading

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Eric Liddell, an appreciation

On this day in 1924 Eric Liddell, nicknamed the ‘Flying Scotsman’, refused to run in the heat of the 100 metres at the Paris Olympics because it fell on a Sunday. Liddell, who was favourite for the gold medal, had … Continue reading

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