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Hello Mr Magpie

Every Wednesday it is Daddy day care and I have the kids until 1pm until I go to work, dropping them off at nursery on the way.

Generally we play games and just horse about in the morning, last Wednesday morning was not dissimilar, a nice summer’s day so we spent most of the day in the garden on the trampoline.

Now recently we have been getting quite a few visitors to our garden as we have put up quite a bit of bird seed round the garden fences.

This has been catching the attention of quite a few magpies.

Anyway after a morning playing in the garden we wander into the kitchen to find a Magpie stuck in our kitchen.

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One man’s medicine is another man’s poison.

On Friday night I got out for a few holes with a friend.

I haven’t played much in the last year (cue world’s smallest violin), however for someone that hasn’t played much I hit the ball pretty good and in the general direction of where I wanted to the ball to go, apart from a 6 iron that moved about 100 yards with a divot this size.

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Rhythm is a Dancer

Rhythm........

Ever felt like you have really got it going at the range, especially the last twenty balls?

You walk to the first tee after your last range session with your chest held out like Seve in his pomp.

Three holes later and you feel more like Jean Van De Velde in the 1999 Open.

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How much do I not want to be there?

Following on from the last blog Golf is all about making your next shot easier.

If we now know that our average shot is nowhere near our perfect shot.


Dispersion of 5 handicapper with a 8 iron.

Maybe the question that informs our decision making is

How much do i not want to be there?

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Holding on for dear life part 2

Now what does this mean to a learnt skill, why did I freeze the degrees of freedom when I have been driving for over 20 years? (please click here if you have not read part 1)

Stress or an environment that gives me an uncomfortable feel.

I was overly concerned for my family’s wellbeing and trying to over control my movements (unconsciously).

This is one example of what I see golfers do when on the golf course, when faced with a situation that they don't feel entirely comfortable with.

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