Martial arts

I belong to a White Crane Kung Fu club here in my home town where I practise both the soft and hard forms. For ease of understanding I will call them kung fu and taichi. Follow some of my experiences…

More on Friday 27th June 2008

1) Wolfie Wolfgang was walking home in Lewes this afternoon at 3.24 when he saw a beetle walking across the Offham Road. He thought that it was bound to get squashed but for a few minutes no cars drove past…

Friday 27th June 2008

1) Colin Bell went to the park in Lewes this evening but ran out of mosquito repellent after spraying his head and hands. He decided to tuck his trousers into his socks to prevent any insects getting to his legs.…

Friday 20th June 2008

1) At 5.15 a young male jogger was seen running up a hill in Woodingdean. He was holding onto his right leg and limping as he ran. He was probably in pain and in a hurry. Doctors do not think…

Friday 13th June 2008

1)Old Plate crack finally gives way. Reports are coming in that the plate that local resident Wolfie Wolfgang uses to stand a houseplant on has finally broken. It had been cracked for years but now has broken into two halves.…

Saturday 23 February 2008

The last day of Kungfu training in China…part of me feels really disappointed…another pleased to have got through so far and another one over the moon that I won’t have to keep rolling on my injured hip. We went down…

Friday 22 February 2008

Today was the first day since the long holiday and therefore the first day of the new school term so our class was moved from the morning to the afternoon. I woke up feeling pretty battered but full of that…

Thursday 21 February 2008

Sitting here tonight in my hotel room, it sounds like gunfire has broken out all over the city. Actually it is the end of the Spring Festival and fireworks and firecrackers have been exploding for hours and, 10.30 pm there…

Wednesday 20 February 2008

Back at the school for 8.00 this morning for the second day with Master Lin, the Chinese dog style Kungfu master. The fact that he and his son and student were so friendly and enthusiastic yesterday made all the difference…