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If you don’t think women can’t win, you haven’t been watching the cricket!

The wonderful series “the women’s cricket world cup” , culminated in a sell-out thriller at Lords on Sunday. It even had the Tapper family turning off the golf! Back in the day, I liked to listen to the Au Pairs … Continue reading

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It’s just not cricket – (that’s why we love it!)

I love cricket, played it very badly and still enjoy a bit of umpiring and scoring. I am a very hands-off cricket fan. That all changed last night when I sat on the Oval terraces and watched Surrey and Middlesex … Continue reading

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Turning it round- lessons from English Cricket

  I can’t think of a a better example of turning things round than the English one day cricket team. Earlier this year I was embarrassed to be an English cricket fan, this morning I am reading of us winning … Continue reading

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Freddie Flintoff’s fabulous comeback; T20 Finals Day

The Blast Finals Day held at Edgbaston is the best value major sporting event of the summer. For £50 you can get a full 11 hours of cricket and a bunch of support acts including the magnificent Mascot Race, a … Continue reading

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Scotland has hexed our cricket team.

Let’s make this clear- we do not want your support- your support is toxic. Now you have hexed our cricket team. Continue reading

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Feeding frenzy at the claims management zoo!

I was t-boned by an entrepreneurial garage owner on Saturday who , after shunting me off the road enterprisingly suggested that he would be happy to do the repairs on my car. I politely declined feeling it vaguely inappropriate. I … Continue reading

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If you were Stuart Broad..

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How cricket should be – hats off to Lords

What a great place Lords is!
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Why England can’t have won the Ashes

Thanks to the Aussie Telegraph of this excellent analysis of why England could not beat Australia in the recently completed Ashes series

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And then the sun came out.

As a nation we are getting better, as a City London has got better. We are now a shining example to all cities in the world of how to tolerate, integrate and ultimately not even notice the differing groups who form part of our wonderful wonderful city.

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