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Aug 9 – Stuck in the Midlands With You

And You, and you. [Ed. And YOU] What should have been Day 4 of the Fourth Test was instead the first day that we hold The Ashes no more. [Ed. Don’t forget we only hold them figuratively. They never left England even when we “held” them for 16 years straight.] Coach2.0 was so upset with the team after the “Omnishambles ...

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Aug 8 – Fourth test – Day 3

“I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita… ‘Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.’” (J Robert Oppenheimer, 1944) At 5.30am, 16 July, 1945 the first atomic bomb, Trinity, was tested in a desert wasteland in Nevada, USA. It worked better expected vaporising the steel tower from which it had been dropped and turning sand into ...

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