A DREAM OF AN ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

I have a dream. It’s some years into the future and I’m watching television and the continuity announcer is appropriately enough continuing to announce the evening’s schedules. ‘And now’ he says, ‘it’s the Antiques Roadshow which this week comes to us from Westminster Hall’. Minutes later I watch as the current Secretary of State forContinue reading “A DREAM OF AN ANTIQUES ROADSHOW”

ENOUGH SAID…

‘I can’t help thinking that’s it’sreally rather easy to come up with wise sounding aphorisms’, said Piglet to Pooh one morning. ‘It is Piglet’, said Pooh, ‘But you’ll find it very much harder to actually live by them’. #EasierSaidThanDone ‘Pooh,’ said Piglet one morning, ‘have you noticed a bear and rabbit repeatedly turning up onContinue reading “ENOUGH SAID…”

COPING WITH DISAPPOINTMENT

‘Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it’s much more serious than that.’ As Bill Shankly, the former manager of Liverpool F.C. quipped about football so I might about cricket and especially about that involving Somerset CCC. Even so, the morning after Somerset lost in the semifinal ofContinue reading “COPING WITH DISAPPOINTMENT”

IT’S COMING HOME…

After being runners up four times since they last lifted the trophy in 2005, will Somerset emerge victorious from this years T20 Final’s Day at Edgbaston. I do hope so! It’s coming homeIt’s coming homeIt’s comingCricket’s coming home Everyone seems to know the scoreThey’ve seen it all beforeThey just knowThey’re so sureSomerset’s gonna throw itContinue reading “IT’S COMING HOME…”