Archive for November, 2010

The Ashes – First Shots In A Great Series

I was just having some “quiet time” at my local with a neighbour of mine, who happens to be of New Zealand origin. We were watching Cricket on the big screen (yes I know, when I am not umpiring, I watch cricket – I should get a life). During the luncheon interval, they replayed an […]

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Cricket Round 4 – Day 2

Oh dear, I’ve fallen in a heap again. It is almost time for the next round and I haven’t commented on last weekend. Well, I have good reason for that as I sat in my room, watching the rain and pondering what could have been. There were a number of matches that were of great […]

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Very Old Favourites

I’m going to be daring this week and provide what would now be described as a politically incorrect video but at the time was very funny. It is a song by Charlie Drake, who I consider to have been one of the best UK comic characters I encountered in my youth. Warning: To Aboriginal and […]

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SCG Country Cup – Round 2

What a day of contrast from yesterday. The SCG Country Cup Round 1 was washed out last weekend. Today was forecast to rain but was relatively sunny, but very humid. The home team batted first and made a reasonable total that I though could be defended. How wrong was I! I thought something special may […]

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Cricket Round 4 – Day 1

It has come to my notice that I am slack because it is Friday and I haven’t posted last weekend’s Cricket experiences. Maybe this is because my partner and I kept a low profile and didn’t have cause for concern. It’s a good day’s umpiring if you can last to the finish and the players […]

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