Blogs from 2012

Call To Arms...
Posted on 14 November 2012

To begin, a confession: Chairman Steve and I had every intention of posting regular match reports this season. As you’ve probably noticed, this hasn’t happened.  That’s not...
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I Need A Holiday Too
Posted on 2 October 2012

So the summer is over, the autumn has arrived and everyone is wishing they still had the hot lazy days of the holidays. Myself and Chairman Steve are no exception. Actually just lazy days would be...
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Here It Comes Again...
Posted on 31 August 2012

We’ve had a summer stuffed to bursting with sporting goodness: Euro 2012, the Olympics, and the just-opened-as-I-write-this Paralympics. It doesn’t end there dear readers, oh no. The...
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I confess: sometimes I play solitaire.
Posted on 3 August 2012

That’s bad enough, but I’ll admit something else.  When I have a choice of moving, say, either of the black eights onto a red nine, I follow the rule I was taught...
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Come out and play.......
Posted on 18 July 2012

More fundraising fun was had this weekend with Bolton Bulls as we headed to Bolton Marketplace to put on a demonstration and shake our collection bucket. Mrs Chairman had managed to loan a couple...
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And the Winner is............
Posted on 5 July 2012

As regular readers will already be aware, Bolton Bulls have been working with a cluster of primary schools from the Little Lever and Kearsley area of Bolton; we have been their chosen charity for...
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Bulls go back to school.
Posted on 25 June 2012

So it’s that time again, where Chairman Steve turns over the power of the Bulls-cave to the “Robin” of the operation. Yes, it’s me, Michael. (You know me by now, right?)...
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And so the end is near..........
Posted on 30 May 2012

We've reached the end of the season and The Bolton Bulls are about to take their summer break.  Our last training session is this Thursday 31st May at Smithills Sports Centre Bolton. Come...
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And suddenly the room filled with the smell of chocolate
Posted on 12 May 2012

Your all getting far too used to hearing from Mrs Bulls and I, so we thought that we'd mix it up a little bit today.  Friend of the team, Vicky Speak attended our recent Pamper Night at...
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What happens when you take a bunch of blokes in chairs out on the town?
Posted on 9 May 2012

Well, I'll tell you. Last Friday night the Bolton Bulls descended en mass to The Chinese Buffet in Bolton for a free meal courtesy of Chairman Steve and I winning War of the Workplace on...
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Naidex and all things 'Conventiony'
Posted on 3 May 2012

As a treat to ourselves Chairman Steve and I visited Birmingham yesterday (2nd May) to visit Naidex 2012. The UK’s largest disability, homecare and rehabilitation event. I know a lot of...
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Michael's Story Part 2!
Posted on 27 April 2012

I’m back for another crack at this blog writing gig, and I promise that this particular tome will be more upbeat than the last one. But before I get to that, I would like to thank...
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2 Council Meetings and a fishfinger sandwich.
Posted on 24 April 2012

Today has been yet another extremely busy day for us. Chairman Steve, Michael and myself  went to Bolton to meet with the Sports and Leisure department of Bolton Council. This apparently...
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A cakey bakey time and another quiz.
Posted on 22 April 2012

The blog posts are coming thick and fast now and all out of sequence. So much to say and so little time to do anything. I know we’re a wheelchair basketball team and therefore people come to...
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Let’s get Quizzical!
Posted on 20 April 2012

If a quiz is quizzical, then what is a test? I’ll leave you to ponder that along with what do you get if you rearrange the letters NEIPS. If you get anything other than spine, your mind needs...
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Eggs, Bonnets and Basketball.
Posted on 18 April 2012

Well, it’s been a couple of weeks since we blogged. This is mainly due to our internet router being a complete pain in the rear end and deciding to die on us, whilst...
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It's been a quiet week........honest!
Posted on 3 April 2012

Now that everyone has had a chance to digest Michael's Story it's up to me to try and find something to follow it. Something that will grab your attention and make you want to read...
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Michaels' story
Posted on 19 March 2012

Regular readers/ long-time sufferers will already know that Bolton Bulls is in desperate need of your donations and support or they may not be a team very much longer. In the world of social media...
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The Life and Times of a Wheelchair Basketball Widow. ......
Posted on 14 March 2012

Oh my word, what a week we have had. To start with, I've had 7 whole days off of work and I thought I was going to have a nice relaxing time of it. Catching up on some reading, maybe watching a bit...
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Everyone loves a wedding.............
Posted on 4 March 2012

But first we deal with a serious issue. The potential closure of The Bolton Bulls Wheelchair Basketball Club. HOWEVER!!!!! Where there is a Mrs Chairman and a Chairman Steve we will...
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In the words of Penelope Pitstop "Hayulp! Hayulp!"
Posted on 2 March 2012

A seemingly boring but very necessary post from me today. See that button up there *points*, yes that one in the top right hand corner of your screen. The one that says donate now. Well can you...
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How many bloody roundabouts.....................
Posted on 27 February 2012

So once again it's time for the story of The Bolton Bulls annual trip to take over Scotland. Well it would be if the sat nav took us the right way! This weekend the team took part in a double...
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It's the Nancy Lady!!!
Posted on 19 January 2012

Well, I tried and I tried but to no avail. I could not get the Nancy Lady to write her own blog post. I bribed, I blackmailed, I threatened but nothing worked. This woman has been around wheelchair...
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