Monthly Archives: March 2010

England in Bangladesh – Positives and Negatives

Only a very brief cricket mention today – some positives and negatives from the recent Bangladesh tour: Positives Return to form with the bat of Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell – although they will need to do so against sterner … Continue reading

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Money, money, money

Another year, another budget, although I seem to have missed all the news that was in this one. “Hold-on”, you say, “was there any?”. Possibly not really. Most things are frozen, personal allowances, inheritance tax thresholds, even fuel duty is … Continue reading

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2nd Test, day one

As I hoped from my previous post, Bangladesh opted to bat first and put some runs on the board in order to attempt to give their team of spinners something to bowl at. They are now well past 300, and … Continue reading

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England vs Bangladesh

England finally wrapped up the first Test against Bangladesh midway through the fifth day. This is, in many ways, an excellent result for both sides, and for cricket as a whole. England had a lot to lose (see previous post) … Continue reading

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Cricket is back!

A good day for England in Bangladesh today, during a tour where they have little to gain, and potentially a lot to lose. Defeat to Bangladesh will be seen as disastrous, with a drawn test little better, whereas any excellent … Continue reading

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Scottish Trip

Day One – to Loch Duich Day one, and we set out from York in Wesley (dad’s X-type) for our very long drive to the Scottish Highlands, more specifically Loch Duich, and a very lovely B&B (follow link), deep in … Continue reading

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