Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for July 2014


“The most complicated skill is to be simple.” ― Dejan Stojanovic

Down Memory Lane – The Good Old Days – Ch 4 Fifty Not Out

“Say goodbye to the oldies, but goodies, because the good old days weren’t always good and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems” Billy Joel

Inspector Plod Visits The Villas

After my recent rants regarding a certain lack of support from the police in dealing with some local “yoof” up at the cricket club, it was a refreshing surprise to receive an email from Inspector Hugh Robinson from the Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Down Memory Lane – How The Clubhouse Was Built

Taken from A Critic’s Corner – Ch 28 – How Not to Build a New Clubhouse. Hopefully, this piece may be of interest to those who want to know a bit more about the club’s recent history…enjoy.

Save Idle Moor – Result – So Far!

For the third time planners have refused permission to violate more of our open green space. Most likely the parasitic developers will be back but surely there can be no reversal of this application, especially given the strength of local feeling.

Will We Ever Be So Young Again?

It had seemed like a really good idea; a reunion of sorts with some old “enemies” from the now defunct Bradford Central Cricket League, all to raise a few quid for one of those clubs – Bingley Congs – plus a deserving charity many of us hope we don’t ever need – brain cancer.