Far be it from me to moan, but I dread this time of year when the news or sports programmes come on. We have relentless coverage of the pre- Wimbledon ' will XYZ British star will Wimbledon this year??'. The pre- tournament hype is relentless: this year Andy Murray, previously Tim Henman, John Lloyd, Sue Barker.... the list goes on. It really is deadly.
I am patriotic and would love to see a British win, but my life will go on if it doesn't happen. Really. It's fine.
The media start this incessant hype every year and the nearer it gets the more intense the nonsense becomes. It puts me off watching the tournament at all: at least if I don't switch on I don't have to suffer the continual speculating and interviewing of 'experts' and past coaches.
For those of you who enjoy tennis, I hope you enjoy Wimbledon. Me? I will be somewhere in a dark corner poking myself in the eye with a plastic daffodil. I have had enough sporting misery watching Newcastle United all these years.