Archive for December, 2010

Cricket Round 8

Yet another one-day match and this time between two evenly matched teams.  All I can say is that it was one of the best games I have officiated for some time.  From the start of the game to the very last ball, it was unknown who would win.  The teams were on the same score […]

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The Longest/Shortest Day of The Year

Today is the longest day of the year in Australia. I guess that means it is the shortest day for my northern hemisphere friends. It is a comfortable 24°C, the cicadas are finishing their song for the day, the sky is turning red and people are out for their evening walk.  It is hard to […]

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For No Other Reason

For no other reason than I like the song, and it holds some remembrance of my youth, I thought I would share with you a song that may be a bit more up-beat than my last blog post.

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The Bi-Polar Blues

After a weekend where I came away feeling that I had a good time, today I am really down.  Then to top it off, I get rejected for a course I really wanted.  The pills aren’t working today.  Rest assured I’m not contemplating suicide (the pill do work in that regard), but the mood I’m […]

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Cricket Round 7 – Day 2

A nice sunny and warm day for Cricket.  It’s nice to Umpire near the coast as there is nearly always a North-East breeze to keep you cool.  Anyway, this week I am prepared for a good day’s Cricket as one side tries to avoid an outright defeat and the other tries to gain maximum points.  […]

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