Germany – Sonja, World Team Pool and a lecture

Hi folks It feels like it, but my latest Germany trip was only 4 weeks ago and is now but a memory. Visiting Sonja for a few days as well as watching the World Team Pool Championships and doing a magic lecture in Hannover made for a busy, and fun, week. First thing I should […]

Lynette Horsburgh Fundraising Pool Exhibition

Hi folks Just a quick post to let you know that my friend, who also happens to be the 2008 WEPF Ladies World 8-Ball Champion, Lynette Horsburgh, will be doing a fundraising exhibition at Braehead Shopping Centre this weekend in aid of “Hearing Dogs For Deaf People“. The dates and times are:- Friday 3rd October […]

Comedy, Pool and a bit of a surprise visit.

Where to start? It’s been one of those crazy-busy weeks that you get every once in a while where you wonder where all the time went. Let’s start at the beginning, a very good place to start! As the regular reader of my Blog (hello!) may already know, I was going to see Dwight Slade […]

2007 Philippines World Pool Championships

Last week saw this year’s edition of the World Pool Championships taking place in Manilla in The Philippines. What a lot of you may not know is that Pool is HUGE over there. Apparrently it is a close second to Basketball in popularity! As ever Sky Sports were giving live coverage of the event, taking […]

Catch Up – Blackpool Magic Convention and SAPPA Tour Event 10

It’s been a while, so I’m going to use this post to catch up on a couple of things that have happened recently. The Blackpool Convention is now but a distant memory, but what a memory it is! One of the craziest and most fun weekends I’ve had in a long time and, socially, the […]

SAPPA Tour Event – Styx, Glenrothes

Yesterday was the latest event on the Scottish American Pool Tour in the newest American Pool club in Scotland. Styx, already a firm favourite in Kirkcaldy and regular stop for the Scottish 9-Ball Championships, recently opened a new venue in Glenrothes, only a few miles along the road from Kirkcaldy. Located in the same building […]

2006 Scottish 9-Ball Championships, Kirkcaldy

Hi folks Sorry I haven’t posted for so long. Things have been a little on the crazy-busy side once again, but let’s see if I can catch up with the next few posts. First off, the 2006 Scottish 9-Ball Championships held, once again, at Styx in Kirkcaldy. This is always a fun weekend and now […]

2006 SAPPA Tour, Event 4: Riley’s, Inverness – 23 April 2006

Last weekend, I headed up to the City of Inverness for the latest event on the SAPPA (Scottish American Pool Players Association) 9-Ball Tour, which took place at Scotland’s newest Riley’s American Pool and Snooker Club. This was the 4th Tour Event, but only the 3rd to be played, after the Glasgow event due for […]

Catch Up – 2006 SAPPA Tour, Event 2: Riley’s, Stirling – 12 February 2006

Sunday 12 February, the day after my Mum’s party, saw the second of this year’s SAPPA Tour events, this one being held at Riley’s in Stirling – always one of my favourite clubs in Scotland. Another excellent day with several more SAPPA debutants making an appearance and giving the Scottish Tour a try. As last […]