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Any cricket games I attend, normally in the north but not always!

Frank’s ability to navigate is hampered by sleep

And so, the long j0urney south began almost immediately after breakfast and Steve from Number 11’s seven mile run up then downhill. For reasons known only to Frank, he decided he was sitting in the front seat. According to the … Continue reading

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Yorky Pete packs a punch

It would be fair to say that today, Mr Tickle found the cricket far from thrilling. Quite apart from his moaning about how boring it was, he seems to have missed some of it. Mind you, just before this photograph … Continue reading

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Socially dysfunctional Frank

And so begins another weekend of sport. A weekend of test cricket with uneven brackets of rugby league and football either side. In the car were Nicktor (driving), Steve from number 11 (navigating), Mr Tickle being annoying and, of course, … Continue reading

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But who won?

The Surrey County Cricket Club sometimes plays its home games at Guildford. A few times, years ago, I’d meet up with Nicktor and some of his workmates at what they called ‘The Gay Pub’ for lunch then a slow wander … Continue reading

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It’s more emotionally comfortable in the back

They were all being very helpful during breakfast of the fresh week old croissants from France and home made blackberry jam. “Don’t forget the suicide whippets,” said Sleesy. “Do you write a blog?” asked Colin. “How many followers do you … Continue reading

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Comfort and Twirlies

“A day at the cricket is a day at the cricket,” Said Nicktor, “And not a day at the cricket and a beer festival!” Our morning officially started with breakfast prepared with great gusto by Steve however, I need to … Continue reading

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Mr Tickle tries to help

I saw Sue this morning, walking Pippa and Dylan (who is apparently nicknamed Dildo). We were out early because Nicktor was picking me up for the trip north. It was lovely walking along with her and the dogs thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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Shoddy & Mungo

In Dewsbury, just outside Huddersfield, there’s a massive factory building (which is now flats) with big white letters proclaiming Shoddy & Mungo Manufacturers. I pointed it out to Neil and Sleazy, asking if they’d buy anything from them. Neil said … Continue reading

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Is it poo?

I went to Lords today (not Lourdes, as Mirinda wondered, thinking I was going to Spain) to watch the second day of the first test between England and New Zealand. I’d never been to Lords before and was really looking … Continue reading

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Clearly not a plan

Last night, in the cab back to Huddersfield, we tried to work out the plan for the morning. I suggested we just wake up when we wake up and all meet up in Costa at an appointed time. Frank was … Continue reading

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