It could be my imagination, with no basis in fact, but if someone is asked to pick a number, the chances are that it will be an odd one, not even. Limit the choice to a single figure, and my bet is that seven will prove a favourite.
Norfolk’s British number one Alfie Hewett showed he is in impressive form heading towards the season climax at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters later this month when winning the Bath Indoor men’s singles title.
Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett and his Scottish playing partner Gordon Reid made a unique piece of sporting history when they won the first ever wheelchair tennis match to played on Arthur Ashe Court, earning them a place in Saturday’s men’s doubles final at the US Open.
Today’s offering is one of the regular feed-back features from previous columns, plus some bits and bobs waiting to be aired. Clearing the decks is an apt nautical term because there is a salty taste with some items.
Armchair sports fans are well served by television, provided they subscribe to paid-for specialist channels whereas free-to-air TV usually provides only highlights. An exception is the four-yearly Olympic Games, available for us all to view, like those in Brazil closing this Sunday.
Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.