Home: the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household. Having been involved with South Wingfield Cricket Club (with a few seasons playing with Ashover CC junior team, in the middle) for over 10 years now, it seemed about time that it would become more than just turning up… Continue reading Take me Holme
It all starts with a chunk of cork. Cover that with some tightly wound string and gradually it becomes a spherical shape. At this point you have the hard core of a cricket ball. Following guidelines as provided by the ICC, all the individual components of the ball have to be measured to ensure they… Continue reading Leading by example: By Brendon McCullum
Earth takes approximately 365.25 days to complete a full orbit of the sun. Although the calendar year is exactly 365 days, every four years, a leap year occurs. This in affect takes care of the quarter of a day. Therefore 365 days ago, the Calgary Flames were on the verge of their first post-season, play-off… Continue reading What a difference a year makes
The relationship between a Grandparent and their Grandchild(ren) is always one filled with pride, love and affection. Grandparents are often the number one supporters of everything you do, offering every little piece of advice and guidance you could ever ask for. Praising you at every possible chance and making you feel like a million dollars.… Continue reading “That’s for you Gord”
Following the coldest and wettest summer for three years, 2016 is predicted to be one of the warmest on record. With the cricket season just around the corner, this prediction can only be a good sign to those who have been thwarted with cancelled fixtures of the last few years. Club secretary of South Wingfield… Continue reading Cricketers to profit from ‘warmest year on record’
I wouldn’t say I was the best at getting up in a morning after having very little sleep, but there are certain times of the year when arising at five o’clock in the morning is a must. Many would argue that it’s a waste of time and unnecessary, however when some of the world’s best… Continue reading Class is permanent
The average time for a train journey from Leeds to Alfreton works out at about 1 hour, 30 minutes. Add to this the 15 minute train from Horsforth to Leeds and the 15 minute walk from Leeds Trinity University to Horsforth Station and you’ve got yourself roughly two hours to collect your thoughts and write… Continue reading The King is dead.