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LJ: The most spiritual squash posting ever on Facebook

LJ: The most spiritual squash posting ever on Facebook

Not sure what they were serving on the flight home from Canada, but this was LJ Anjema on Facebook:   Flying high over vast amounts of water. Sun shines brightly into my eyes. Can’t say the pink cloud I was surfing on has gone. And why should it? Success is doing what you love and [...]

October 22, 2013 Alan Thatcher Fun Stuff 0

PSL Predictions: Straight from the horse’s mouth

PSL Predictions: Straight from the horse’s mouth

    CAN YOU BEAT THE SWIG? THE world’s greatest squash league kicks off its 30th season tomorrow evening (Tues Oct 22nd) with a galaxy of talent worthy of any major event going head to head. Matthew, Willstrop, El Shorbagy, Massaro, Duncalf, Barker, Selby…they are all signed up for Premier Squash League teams who compete [...]

October 21, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

T-wee-t of the Day

T-wee-t of the Day

    Mohamed Elshorbagy ‏@MoElshorbagy7h Waking up at 5 30am because of jet lag went to pee..to find out 30 minutes later it was a doping test for me at 6am. Peeing 30 minutes before didn’t help!! [...]

October 20, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

Not a lot of people know that…

Not a lot of people know that…

When the 22-year-old Princess Elizabeth went into labour at Buckingham Palace on November 14, 1948, the Duke of Edinburgh changed into flannels and a roll-collar sweater. He then went downstairs to the palace squash court for a game or two with his friend and private secretary, Lieutenant-Commander Michael Parker, formerly of the Royal Australian Navy. [...]

October 20, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

Rachel loves Strictly Come Squashing

Rachel loves Strictly Come Squashing

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October 20, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

BLOG: Give me comedy doubles, not a squash lobotomy

BLOG: Give me comedy doubles, not a squash lobotomy

First published on June 5, 2012 By ALAN THATCHER I love playing doubles. And that’s not just because I’m growing old and slow and need somebody else (like a younger team-mate) to cover three-quarters of the court for me. I’ll make that abundantly clear, before somebody else dives in to make the point! To me, [...]

January 24, 2013 Alan Thatcher Alan's Archive, Alan's Blog, Comment, Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News 7

BBC: Tribute to the Titanic’s squash coach

BBC: Tribute to the Titanic’s squash coach

  The BBC has published an interesting article paying tribute to Frederick Wright, the squash coach who went down with the Titanic. Squash players in Philadelphia, led by the game’s leading historian James Zug, are planning to hold a tournament in Wright’s honour. Tribute to Titanic’s squash coach Frederick Wright Frederick Wright had been due [...]

April 14, 2012 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News 0