Curling – Romancing the stone – with Kizzle Kazzle
Kizzle Dazzle and a glass of Rumbledethumps! Pure Bliss.
Curling, the novel and very mysterious Scottish sport, created in the 16th century, is the Olympic focus Friday and Saturday on NBC ~Everybody’s talking about the novel sport on ice involving great patience and a sweeping technique.
Curling involves four players and simple equipment consisting of a 42-pound stone and brooms. The players, called Sleepers, guide the stone and frantically sweep the ice with brooms. Yes, brooms.
And there’s great slang like kizzle kazzle – what’s not to like about Curling?
Cynics say Curling is like watching the famous TV Yule Log, so popular on Christmas day, because both are mildly entertaining, totally relaxing and a little slow.
Tossing the First Stone
Imagine: Scotland in 1590, freezing temps, a stark and bleak landscape and frozen rivers and ponds all around. So what else would you do after a hearty meal of haggis, laddie? You hit the…
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