Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Wattmeister

Saturday morning. It has been a good week of training for the Wattmeister. He feels that he is on the way back from a Bermuda Triangle of lost form. Crisps, chocolate and alcohol have been replaced by squats, leg presses … Continue reading

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Bookmaking, horseracing and dog racing.

My grandad Ben was a bookie. He made a book at Hackney Wick dog track and bet in the ‘Silver Ring’ at various horse racing tracks in the South of England. He fathered 13 children, eight boys and five girls. … Continue reading

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