Truth you can’t disguise…’cause the camera never lies

And the camera never lies No the camera never lies Truth you can’t disguise Just open up your eyes ‘Cause the camera never lies Michael Franks – The Camera Never Lies Over the past few weeks I’ve been lucky enough to receive John Coles’ photo collections from those Coventry games  he’s attended as one of…

When halibuts get in the way of a good game…

You make one small mistake… Okay, maybe more than just the one, but even so… A game defined by the presence of the odd Hippoglossus or two is one that tends to be remembered for the wrong reasons. Cam seeing a lot of the halibut Cov defence strong as we win the pen — Tim…

Cov pass the Cambridge test…

Coventry have 8 games of rugby left to play this season. Just 640 minutes. With effectively a 16 point lead over nearest challengers, Darlington Mowden Park. Yet again, not only did Cov do everything that was asked of them, results elsewhere went our way with Plymouth doing what we all hoped they would and beating…

Man of the Match v Cambridge

Another home game, another Man of the Match poll. More often than not, the Man of the Match as chosen by the readers of the blog will be different to  that chosen by the sponsors. Will there be agreement today? If you were at the Cambridge game and would like to take part, all you…

The Eeyore Syndrome, a miracle unpromised and succesful recruitment…

Promised you a miracle Belief is a beauty thing Promises promises As golden days break wondering Chance as love takes a train Summer breeze and brilliant light Simple Minds – Promised You A Miracle For a period of five or six weeks last summer, Quent Meluish (CRSC Secretary and all-round good bloke) and I watched…

The devil in disguise…?

You fooled me with your kisses You cheated and you schemed Heaven knows how you lied to me You’re not the way you seemed You look like an angel Walk like an angel Talk like an angel But I got wise You’re the devil in disguise Elvis Presley – You’re the devil in disguise Over…

Quick update on the blog…

Dear all I’m putting the blog aside for a while. Initially a couple of weeks and then I’ll see how things are… …the enthusiasm isn’t as it was and a break will do me some good, I’m sure. Sometimes the hassle just isn’t worth it. Many thanks to everyone for your kind comments… I leave…

The King of Groove….

Everybody wants to be a star Everybody wants to be accepted by the mass Everybody wants to be raging fire But their heat don’t last… …He’s the king of groove (I can’t lose) (summon the royal brass) Earth, Wind and Fire – King of Groove In yesterday’s post I commented on the trust that Rowland…

‘Cause it’s always been a matter of trust…

This time you’ve got nothing to lose You can take it, you can leave it, whatever you choose I won’t hold back anything And I’ll walk away a fool or a king Some love is just a lie of the mind It’s make believe until its only a matter of time And some might have…

My Napoleon complex – just a bit of small talk really

I’m probably out on my own here, but there is part of me that has in the recent past, and by recent I mean the last seven or eight years, been prone to occasional bouts of haughtiness, even condescension, when it comes to judging Cov against some of the opposition we’ve faced in National One….

Sexy rugby vs a good old scrap for the ball…

If asked to choose just one passage of play from any Cov game this season that sticks in the mind above all others, which would you go for? I’m not referring to one that led to a try necessarily, although that that could certainly be the end result. No, just a moment in a game…