Welcome to my blog.

These are my words, inspired by my passion for sport, music, travel and observations on life.  I hope to take you on a journey to enjoy some of the latest sporting events, focusing particularly on rugby, football and cricket; to check out and review some of the latest gigs and visit some amazing places.

Sport is in my blood, it always has been. The joy of playing, watching and writing about sport, started at a very young age and it has never left me.  The same excitement and passion applies to ‘live’ music. Seeing it, hearing it, feeling it and then reviewing it.  I relish all different kinds of gigs – from those in iconic arenas,  festivals to smaller and more intimate venues.  Travel is the perfect partner to these events, enriching and enhancing the diverse cultural world we are living in, visiting new destinations, landscapes, cities, hotels and restaurants.

Watto’sWords aims to be a little different to most other blogs, offering a fresh perspective and covering a wide range of interests and subjects.  I will seek to share, inform and entertain; to provoke debate and stimulate the mind; to applaud but at the same time to critically review and above all to write with passion, feeling and freedom.

This blog also holds special significance for me.  Whilst I have been writing for many years, this blog in its new form represents something new, a fresh start, new energy, new opportunities and a new life.  It has been some journey.

Let me take you on a journey too.

Coronavirus – curse and contrast

By Andrew Watson | April 27, 2020

We are living in strange times. Coronavirus has hit the world like nothing else and deaths multiply by the day. It would seem as if the world…

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Cutt ‘cut’ Off

By Andrew Watson | April 8, 2020

It is a glorious day, the only interruption being that of a bumblebee. Imaginary music and the words of Kasabian fill the vacuum as many remain…

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“Living in Extraordinary Times”

By Andrew Watson | March 29, 2020

There is absolutely no doubt, we are living in extraordinary times. No-one will have experienced anything like this before nor are they likely to ever…

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“New Life”

By Andrew Watson | March 21, 2020

Strange times. We are all living a new life. Music can be a mode of help. Life is complicating, circulating, operating, generating and now self-isolating. It is…

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“Watson wins it for Wasps” – Wasps 39 Worcester 6

By Andrew Watson | October 13, 2019

A hat trick of second half tries by Wasps full back, speedster Marcus Watson saw off a  workmanlike Worcester side in this last match in the…

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QPR – Season Preview 2019-20

By Andrew Watson | August 1, 2019

Well, it is really quite difficult to know where to start.  It has been a pre-season of huge change at QPR with not only a new manager but also…

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