Monday, 6 May 2013

It's that time of year again

I have The Mathematician to thank for many things. He's taught me to appreciate curry and a good wine, but most importantly he's introduced me to the game of cricket.

So it's cricket that brings me to Tyldesley on a sunny bank holiday afternoon to watch my son in his first trial for the under 11 Lancashire county team. With a good viewpoint on the boundary, a picnic and a book of Elizabeth Taylor's short stories, life couldn't be better.


  1. Cricket commentary on the radio makes me think of summer and my dad! He was usually painting something while listening... that really makes me feel like a teenager again!

    1. What a lovely memory! Painting whilst listening to cricket on the radio sounds like a good way to spend an afternoon.

      I love test match special on the radio. Not for the cricket since I don't know my square leg from my point, but just for the pleasure of listening to the commentators. They always seem to have something to talk about, even when rain has stopped play.


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