I'm a sucker, I know, but I volunteered to help out with the running of the foil competition today. I refereed a couple of women's foil bouts, a couple of the guys and then most of the novices before I managed to farm the rest of that task off to Mike

It's not that I don't enjoy it, but I was starving and hadn't had time to get any food before the comp started, so I was there all day having eaten nothing. Still, I'm sure there are worse fates

Clinton has been in town for the past couple of days, and I took him out for a quick blast around Mt Coot-tha, before going back to the house of the mate with whom he's staying. As it turned out, this mate was actually a member of BrisMesh, and I'd met him at the meeting last week. Small world