The Changing of the Seasons

Having taken a fairly lethargic end-of-season, ‘already-on-the-beach’ approach to my writing over the past couple of months, I figured it was probably too late to compose a standalone review of the campaign that just ended, especially when the new season...

Far From the Madden Crowd

Morning everyone. I was going to wait until after our Inverness trip to pen my latest musings but seeing as those plans have gone down the shitter faster than half our playing squad could say “gastroenteritis”, I may as well take the opportunity to reflect back on...

International Men of Mystery

Morning everyone. Another interlull has passed, club football is back and while Hearts had no representatives in any senior international squads to worry about the fitness of (ironically because the only candidate who came close to a call-up was already injured) there...

Easter Sunday Eggsamination

Morning all and Happy Easter (apologies for the ill-advised egg pun). With arguably the most pointless international break in full swing, now seems as good a time as any to take stock of our recent on-pitch activity at club level. Normally such an interlull would...

Flight of Fancy

Morning all! After a turgid couple of weeks, my original aim was to open this week’s piece by focusing on the team’s return to winning ways. However, it’s not every day you see a plane flying over Tynecastle with a banner calling for the removal of a man who had only...

The Neilson Outlook

It was only the other day that my better half came back after visiting her family and told me about an almighty tantrum her three-year old nephew had thrown because he was unhappy that his gran (my girlfriend’s mum) couldn’t stay at his house for dinner. At the time I...