Melbourne by myself! Part 1

After taking our two grandchildren home to Melbourne I spent a few days with them at their home and then I went to Melbourne to spend a couple of days in the city.  I had booked in to a hotel for a night and so I had two days in Melbourne, all by myself. I…

A recap of my festive season

I’m back blogging after a delightful festive season as we had visits from both daughters and their families.  Our son wasn’t able to join us as he is in Tasmania, hiking in the wilds. We were able to spend Christmas morning with two of our grandchildren and see the joy on their faces as they…

In the best interests of the game

With the last of the Ashes Test matches about to begin it is a coincidence that I have just finished this book.  It is another book about sport.  I seem to have read a few sporting books recently. I will need to move to a different shelf next time I am in the library! Darrell…

The DRS and at last some cricket to smile about

The third Test in the Ashes series is underway and last night, Australian time, Australia finally managed to get some runs on the board, although it was not without controversy.  I do not understand why they are using the DRS system when it is not being used in the manner intended.  I am no expert…