It was interesting to read Anna's column last week on luck and winning competition tickets.
The only thing I've ever won is a pink toaster... and even that was broken.
The closest I've ever come to a big prize was a few years ago. It was half time of a match during York's hideous nosedive nose·dive
1. A very steep dive of an aircraft.
2. A sudden, swift drop or plunge: Stock prices took a nosedive.
Noun 1. to relegation. I thought I'd lighten light·en 1
v. light·ened, light·en·ing, light·ens
a. To make light or lighter; illuminate or brighten.
b. To make (a color) lighter.
2. the mood by participating in the 'cross bar challenge'. To win the pounds 300 on offer, I had to hit three penalties against the bar. Easy.
While both my first two were successful, my third is still on the way to the moon. I also pulled my groin taking it.
At least I managed to lighten the mood.