Things up with which I will put...
3 Blokes, 1 Panda and 10,000 miles - The 2005 London to Mongolia Rally.
It basically involves driving a clapped out Fiat Panda from London to Mongolia, via Moscow and Uzbekistan - a journey of just under 10,000 miles. They have no mechanical expertise, and are not allowed any kind of support team or backup.There is a website dedicated to their efforts and potential sponsors are invited to make themselves known.
All proceeds are going to registered Charity Send a Cow which provides high-yield livestock to poor communities in Africa.
And it's happened again.
Why do I post these things? Will I ever learn? Here come the e-mails from Brum, I can hear them now. I'm off to get some sunshine...
Less than twenty-four hours to go before the mighty Aston Villa visit their lowly neighbours Small Heath Alliance. I don't think I will be able to sleep. All sense of proportion, reason and any real-life priorities I may have count for nothing now. It's three points for Villa or it'll be a week of depression, kicking cats and deleting gloating e-mails from denizens of the unwashed parts of Birmingham.
Come on you Lions!
At the other end of the ground, meanwhile, the denizens of the Corner Flag restaurant are pulling on their cashmere overcoats after an excellent three-course lunch with fine wines, and Villa chairman Doug Ellis has donned his tweed fishing hat and slid into his seat opposite the stand he named after himself.
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