Archive for November, 2010

A Week of Cricket

Excuse me for not posting earlier, but I have just spent 6 days straight umpiring Cricket and I have not had any time to do anything else but umpire and sleep. Cricket Round 5 – Day 2 Day 2 was much nicer, climate-wise, than day 1. The pitch was a batsman’s paradise and with the […]

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Whoops – What Have I Done?

Warning – Non-PC comments to follow: Up until now, Google Adsense has been pretty accurate in targeting ads to what I have been blogging, that is, Cricket and Dentists (last appointment tomorrow!!!). But I post one blog about the environment and frogs, and Adsense now places ads for “male singles”. What have I done? It […]

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The Environment

There is one good thing about the amount of rain we have been having here on the Central Coast of New South Wales in Australia this year.  The frogs are back!!! When I was a kid, the constant croaking made you feel safe.  When they stopped, something was out there.  I always went to sleep […]

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Cricket Round 5 – Day 1

Well, it didn’t rain!  It was 30° and 98% humidity.  The outfield was what might be called “soft”, and the pitch was hard and flat.  With the heat and humidity, drinks were paramount.  Unfortunately, the more drinks breaks you have the slower and longer the game goes.  With all the drinks breaks, a change of […]

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What a Mouth

There are a number of politicians roaming around the planet at the moment, telling everybody how good they are. If they had “Half a Sixpence”, they should have listened to Tommy Steele and shut their mouths. I wish to acknowledge the skill of the audio engineers that managed to recover the original sound and also […]

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