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Summer in the Seventies

The summer holiday of our childhood is bursting with the beach. An easterly blowing. The blue, flat and calm. The sand already blistering. White hot. We arrive when a car park in the shade of the Norfolks is easy to … Continue reading

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Beauty on the cricket field.

Slips, gully, silly point, deep cover, extra cover, square leg, backward square leg, long on, deep fine leg, silly mid off and the list goes on. A mesmerising description of the lay of the land on the cricket field. Roll … Continue reading

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How to not get in trouble

Jasper is at cricket. It is his third day of five hours per day at an expensive boys’ school. A man not right in the head asked if he could feel his hair. What kind of man? We are on … Continue reading

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