Sporty happenings

A month ago we were staying with two of our grandchildren for the weekend while their parents were away and we were fortunate to be able to spend some time with them at various sporting fixtures. The first up for the weekend was our grandson’s cricket match. It was a beautiful day but the wind…

‘Tis the silly season. . . .

Silly mid-on, silly mid-off etc.  Australia is in the throws of an Ashes Series so cricket is at the top of my agenda at the moment. I might mention that the Big Bash League is also in full swing.  I thought that there could be no better time to read this autobiography.I am really enjoying…

Cricket season again……I love it.

My first year of blogging I posted this post The Mysteries of Cricket.  It was January 2012 when Australia was playing India in a test series.  Looking back at some of my old blog posts, this is my seventh year blogging, I came across this post and thought it was worthy of a reblog.I love…

Cricket and craft. . . .summer is here

The first series of One Day Internationals in the cricket has just finished and we are about to embark on a Test Series with Pakistan.  I love when the cricket is on as I can justify sitting down to watch it by doing some knitting, sewing or crocheting. While the ODIs were on I managed…

Walking in the wolds. . . .Tuesday travels

While we were staying in Yorkshire we spent a great deal of our time walking in the countryside.  We were fortunate that there were so many wonderful spots to walk to and the fact that there were also several pubs scattered around the countryside made our walks even more enjoyable. Our first venture was just…

Rugby/cricket followed by cycling/cricket

Once again I was spoilt for choice with my sport watching. Last night I had a split screen with rugby and cricket then followed by cycling and cricket.  My sister reminded me that there was also golf from St Andrews, but I am not a follower of golf.  I did see pictures of a great…