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Extremely honest Tweet of the Day

Extremely honest Tweet of the Day

Mohamed Elshorbagy ‏@MoElshorbagy1h Reading a book these days called winning ugly…it asks you would you rather win ugly or lose pretty…I would rather win ugly Sometimes 🙂 [...]

October 28, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

Gastronomically challenged Tweet of the Day

Gastronomically challenged Tweet of the Day

Ramy Ashour ‏@RamyAshour17m Unbelievably small I cant believe it!!! #dinner #starving #roomservice #dontdoit #manchester #worldChampionship pic.twitter.com/jukijuxzUQ [...]

October 27, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

Slightly miffed Tweet of the Day

Slightly miffed Tweet of the Day

Simon Rösner ‏@simonroesner4m Well, that was always going to happen. Two Germans in the Draw of the #mwsc2013 and playing each other first round. @raphkandra [...]

October 27, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

SQUASH FASHION: A look in Iron Man Rosner’s wardrobe

SQUASH FASHION: A look in Iron Man Rosner’s wardrobe

German squash star Simon Rosner has had to make a heartbreaking decision and trade in his favourite pink shirt for a new clothing range this season. Here, in an interview with ALAN THATCHER, he reveals his love of tournament hotels that allow him to indulge in one of his favourite hobbies, ironing.    1: How [...]

October 26, 2013 Alan Thatcher Fun Stuff, Interviews 0

Deep & meaningful Tweet of the Day

Deep & meaningful Tweet of the Day

Laurens Jan Anjema ‏@ljanjema1h Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. – Irving Wallace Here’s a few more Wallace quotes to entertain, inspire and baffle.   To be one’s self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender [...]

October 25, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

Quite possible the worst artists…anywhere

Quite possible the worst artists…anywhere

Twitter often throws up some fascinating nuggets of hidden talent from undiscovered artists. This is not one of them Cameron Pilley ‏@campilley9h Me and Copps thought we’d see who really is the worst artist. Mine on the right, Copps on the left: [...]

October 23, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

Slightly risque Tweet of the Day

Slightly risque Tweet of the Day

WarwickSquash ‏@WarwickSquash11m ***Naked Calendar*** Anyone who fancies posing naked for the squash photo in this year’s WarwickSport Naked… http://fb.me/23L06VEgz  [...]

October 23, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff 0

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