At Play In The Field At Lord’s

A Quorum

The first day of the first test in a cricket series still excites me. It doesn’t matter that the West Indies’ heady days of brutal world domination are almost twenty years in the past. When you got past the deeply superficial but powerful political import of subduing both those who had taught you the game … Continue reading

Killing Them Off Broadway

And I mean way off, in the city of Durham or Up North to be precise. Three and a half hours by train leaving Platform 4 at King’s Cross and just bottomside Scotland. Seriously, three more stops would have had me in Edinburgh. Instead Durham it was. And seriously it is now clear to me … Continue reading