Robert Hampton

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1st January 2010

2009? More like Two Thousand and Fine!

July saw Merseyrail’s run of bad luck continue, as a train rolled out of the depot and derailed. To atone for their sins, they introduced a new day ranger ticket, but I wasn’t convinced. This was something of a train-y month for me, as I did my bit to help out the previous generation of Merseyrail trains. Trains were also on the Government’s mind, as they announced that the Liverpool to Manchester line would be electrified.

In London, the Police proved once again what a wonderful organisation they are. In Rome, a swimmer suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction.

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15th December 2009

When there was only one set of footprints, it was then that I Carragher’d you
Posted by at 9.06am | In the News | 1 response

Today’s Metro carries the story that Liverpool FC’s Jamie Carragher prays before every match for success.

As a match-winning tactic it’s not brilliant. For starters, what if the other team start praying too? Then you’re relying on God being a Liverpool fan.

Taking into account Liverpool’s recent results, can we conclude, therefore, that God doesn’t exist? Not necessarily: I actually think that He is just being vengeful and punishing Carragher for his sins. WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO INCUR THE LORD’S WRATH, CARRAGHER?!