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Feb 19 – The Pitch Doctors

Over breakfast The Freak and I rummaged through the Wikipedia entry for South African pitch doctors and what they do to prepare test match pitches. Junior joined us mid-conversation weighed down by a plate of streaky bacon strips and hash browns. He was long on bacon but short on conversation. Apparently, the ‘pitch doctor’ is an old term originally applied ...

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Feb 18 – Everyone can be hit

The Prof and I met The Freak early for breakfast as the sun peaked above the horizon across Nelson Mandela Bay. It was quiet apart from the rustling of the sea breeze through the open doors and the laughter of a group of children walking on the beach. The Freak was buried in the front pages of the Port Elizabeth ...

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