Tag Archives: cricket

Walking about in public places…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a cricket ball being struck quite hard to the long on boundary. This teapot though delightful, is not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, … Continue reading

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Avoid bustle and excessive sympathy…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the piece of uncooked cod secreted behind the radiator in the Chancellor’s office – oh, how we chortled and rattled our manacles and chains down in the cellar at 11 … Continue reading

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Oh good, it’s ‘Avenger Trek’ on the TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: The door on the left led to a small kitchenette with a brown woodstone sink and a three burner stove and an old electric … Continue reading

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Sport rant, sport rant…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather features brassy bright loud cloudlessness and is accompanied by flopping tired birds and steaming slow-moving mammals. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I don’t like sport much… In childhood practical involvement in sport is encouraged, it’s to get the … Continue reading

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The beauty of cricket again…

It was the final day of the England v India test match yesterday. I had the commentary on two radios, one in the kitchen, and one in the living room. They are both digital radios and for some reason one … Continue reading

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