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Dad’s Cricket Diary – Oct 17 – Round 3 – Week 1

I’m not sure how we can avoid having days like today. When I grew up, the most that happened on any one Saturday was me vacuuming the pool and the family going out to have a BBQ with friends in teh evening.  Now, with an automatic pool cleaner picking up the leaves, you’d think we had less to do. But ...

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Dad’s Cricket Diary – Oct 14 – Coffee Time

With a few contracting jobs on the go this year, I often find myself working at home.  Sometimes this works well, and the lack of interruptions means lots gets done. Other times the day evaporates in a cloud of household chores, emails, facebook posts and stupid cat videos. One of my strategies when I need to concentrate is to get ...

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Dad’s Cricket Diary – Oct 7 – Distress Call

An email came in early that the team were in need of another player for a one day game on Saturday.  With the finger still quite sore, I’m a bit reluctant, but I guess I’ll only have to field for 32 overs so I shold be able to look after it. I said yes. The office I am working in ...

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Dad’s Cricket Diary – Oct 2 – A Week Off

In a break from running all over the city with the kids, Mrs Cricket reminded me that one of the primary schools I attended was having its centenary fair today, and that with no cricket on, I should put in an appearance. I had to deny the suggestion, made twice, from little miss that I was a foundation student in ...

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