Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for June 2015

Generation Inactive.

“Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually to improvement. If you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it. If you can’t understand it, you can’t control it. If you can’t control it, you can’t improve it.” H. James Harrington

Raining Porkie Pies& Dodgy Threats.

As ever the weather forecast was complete bollocks with the predicted washout last Saturday seemingly restricted to a single postcode in Yorkshire – LS17 – and Sunday’s clear skies blocked out by huge beer clouds.

High Noon in Idle.

Let’s get ready to rumble! A titanic clash awaits this weekend between the geriatrics of Villas and Hepworth Idle CC – aka “The Tracksuits” – in the Grey Fox trophy for cricketers with one pad in the grave.

The Inimitable Tom Brown.

There is a bunch of moaning old farts, perched on a line of green plastic seats most Saturdays every summer, who were the inspiration for my first book. Sadly, Critics’ Corner as we know it, a unique and incomparable part of local league cricket for decades, now has a spare seat and it will be […]

Grey Foxes Come Out To Play

Once again it was time for the annual humiliation as those that should know better stepped onto the cricket field to begin the 2015 Grey Fox campaign.