Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for July 2016

Shirley Bassey Saved My Life.

With inimitable timing we approached last Saturday’s crunch arse-end of the table game with seven regular picks missing from our First Team.

Dyed In The Wool.

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but building the new.” Socrates I’ve just finished a marvellous book called The Shepherd’s Life – A Tale of the Lake District by James Rebanks. Switch off now if your preference is E L James or Jackie Collins.

Beldon Sports AFC – Reunited Once Again.

6 – BELDON SPORTS AFC Ahead of a reunion of the good, bad and downright ugly here is a re-hashed chapter from Fifty Not Out.

So Lonely.

One of the many quirks of the game of cricket is that the game is often at the mercy of the weather.

People And Places.

Way back in a time almost forgotten, when England could play football and we were but pimply young kids trying to begin to master the vagaries of bat and ball, Dandelion & Burdock and girls, there cut a patriarchal figure at the Villas who was universally respected.