Archive for September, 2010

I’m Impressed

I must admit I’m impressed with Google’s ability to interpret what little I have on my blog and translate that to targeted adverts.  I talk about Cricket and suddenly there are ads for the upcoming Test Series in Australia.  I break a tooth and within a few minutes there are ads for dentists.  I complain […]

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Premiers Challenge

I’ve just got home after officiating in the inaugural Central Coast vs Newcastle Premiers Challenge.  This is a match between the winners of last season’s Central Coast Cricket Association competition and the Newcastle District Cricket Association competition.  The teams were Wyong for CCCA and Cardiff-Boolaroo for NDCA.  Unfortunately for the Wyong boys, Cardiff-Boolaroo were too […]

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Fielding Positions

For those of you who don’t know much about Cricket, here is a short explanation on fielding positions used in the game: Most of what is shown in the video is true, but not all positions are used at the same time. There are only 11 players from the fielding side on the field at […]

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First Match of the Season

Yesterday was my first match of the season, a trial match between an Indian State Touring side and 8 Sydney grade players with 3 poms English lads. As far as the match went, it was good to get back into it again, although I feel a little stiff and tired. However, while eating my chicken […]

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Is It Worth It?

Is it worth having a high-powered PC if all you are going to use it for is working on the internet? I have just spent almost 2 hours downloading a single ZIP file. My network connection was running at maximum speed, but my PC was running at less than 3% on each processor core. (No, […]

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