I should have felt happier….I had just won £110 after a lovely evening playing Backgammon in one of many jackpots hosted and run by Gill and Chris Bray at their annual Christmas Tournament in the sumptuous surroundings of their club in Roehampton, South-West London. Ordinarily, this victory would have led to the perfect evening but I felt empty. Undefeated, how could it be that I felt such dissatisfaction after winning three tough matches….?
It hit me on the drive home as a song came on the radio which I started to sing along to. Even though I had crisp winnings in my pocket this is what I sang: