Monthly Archives: May 2008

The Grand National

Playing the 14 goal International League is a huge ask in terms of horses and organisation, not to mention playing skill and team-work. We had someone pull out of the team, leaving us 10 horses short. That is half the … Continue reading

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Having Fun in 14 Goals

This morning I am playing with Dato’ Brian Miller in his Premier Pitch polo team in the Royal Selangor International League Tournament. This weekend’s matches have been shifted from Royal Selangor to Putrajaya because of a rain-soaked ground in Ampang. … Continue reading

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RM100,000 Raised for RDA Malaysia

The target has been met. RM100,000 has been raised for RDA Malaysia by the Hookahs Polo Tournament 2008. We were going to come up just short at RM97,500 but when one auction buyer heard this, he very generously topped up … Continue reading

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Really Happy Hookahs Auction raises RM76,500

We are now known as the Really Happy Hookahs as the Hookahs Auction alone raised RM76,500 for RDA Malaysia. The nine lots were sold in quick order by polo commentator John Bell, who showed off his auctioneering skills. The RM76,500 … Continue reading

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A Great Explanation of Polo

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Polo Wives

Someone sent me this poem. I don’t know the poet or its origin, but it is too good not to share with you. Polo Wives Polo Wives – O Polo Wives Ours are truly dreadful lives We fly around from … Continue reading

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Happy Hookahs

The Hookahs tournament just keeps growing.  It’s not just about the 43 players who are entered.  The social events are just as important, if not more so.  The list of prizes for the auction, raffle, lucky dips and treading-in is … Continue reading

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Colour by numbers

I’ve had a thing for old sports cars ever since I got my first MG at the age of 19. It was an 1963 MG Midget that I drove for a couple of years before landing it on it’s side … Continue reading

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