Monthly Archives: July 2013

Cricket, lovely cricket and other sports


No don’t turn away or look at something else, cricket is one of this countries’ national sports, the other being that one where a ball is footed around, but more of that later. England won the first test in a … Continue reading

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The Lost Weekend and other celebrations


It was all supposed to be happening this weekend. A long planned balloon flight, a week end family BBQ in Shropshire and meeting the daughter’s in-laws family once more. But as usual the best laid plans turn to dust. Having … Continue reading

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Wimbledon


Another of England’s sporting events of the ‘season’, whatever that is: Wimbledon.  It’s been going for 127 years and is the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world with over £22 million of prizes for the contestants.  My … Continue reading

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