The Surrey Himalayas

One of Banstead’s apparently trademark tackles resulted in a penalty for the Terrors midway through the second half. Of course, there was consternation from players and bench alike, but the penno was absolutely nailed-on.

Hope Floats Remotely

When the team are away, however, it’s different. As it stands, I don’t do away games. As a newbie season ticket holder, I don’t feel I have graduated into the die-hard category yet, and need to serve my apprenticeship as a rookie before I get involved with the ultras.

Cheshunt? Chesham? Cestrehunt?

Home against Cheshunt. Not a place I know. I thought it was where a kid I disliked in college was from, but he was from Chesham. I’m not sure if the two places are related, and I’m certainly not interested to find out.


Down to 10 men. Playing it simple and rigid. Unimaginative & effective. Soft penalty and play off rivals take the lead.

Learning. The exchange of knowns and unknows. Ideas, movements and postures passed on with intention and unintentionally.