Category Archives: Sports & Leisure

Time for #TaiChi – A Chinese Qigong for the Body & Mind 太极拳

“I’m doing Tai Chi on Wednesday evening in Little Aston Hall. Would you like to come along?” My friend and writing pal Leigh messaged me during one of our Facebook chats. “Sure, why not?” I was quick to oblige. That … Continue reading

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Traveling to the Spanish #CanaryIslands, Jewels of the #Atlantic

My love affair with the Canary Islands, began in the summer of 2001, when I visited Tenerife for the first time. John had been before and wanted to go again, and I quickly understood why. The largest of the seven … Continue reading

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Graduation Ball at #BCU

Two things that marked last Saturday out – first, I went to a Graduation Ball for the first time; second, I visited Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham for the first time :). As a writer, I seem to be filing … Continue reading

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From One Ironman to Another

by John Kirk Birmingham shivered in sub zero temperatures. Even Antony Gormley’s Iron Man looked a little rustier with the snow settled on him. It was time to get away to warmer climes and the land of iron men of … Continue reading

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