Victoria Day Weekend

All in all, it’s a world away from the hubbub of life in the Lower Mainland; and that’s one of the things I so enjoy about living here. One of the regular reminders of BC’s more recent heritage, well more recent by Brit standards, is the Victoria Day public holiday. Celebrating the birthday of the long departed Queen Victoria has […]

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I’d recently been reminded that Charlton had finished in a lower league position in every season since 2003/4 when a more than creditable 7th had been achieved. It would be very remiss of me not to mention that this year, 20011/12, Charlton finished higher than the previous season, and that higher position has meant promotion as champions. Finally the Valley […]

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CAFC – a season to savour

After a few short summaries on how the Addicks season has progressed, the “another great result” format is wearing thin. More league and cup wins followed by a couple of draws haven’t dampened my enthusiasm from afar, but finding new superlatives and praise is certainly getting harder as the weeks and games go by. Despite being restricted to glimpses of […]

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CAFC continue the roll

Can the smile get any wider? Another week, another win as the reborn Addicks claim another 3 points at Brentford. When I left the UK the final London derby I saw was against Spurs. It was the game that consigned Charlton to the Championship. It was a miserable game. This London derby, 2 leagues lower than the Premiership, seems far […]

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CAFC see off Halifax in the FA Cup

My breath was held. Games like this against lower or non-league opposition have time after time proven Charlton’s downfall. To the more seasoned Addick, this game was 1-0 Halifax certainty. But this season is different and the Addicks continue to score for fun. Another 4 goals, that’s 19 in the last 5 games, put paid to any giant killing hopes […]

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