Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for September 2015

What’s A Man To Do?

Freed from the shackles of disciplined Friday nights with no cricket now till next Spring, what was a man to do with so much free time?

Just A Perfect Day – Villas Champions Again!

“A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.” Mary Lou Retton, US Olympic Gold Medallist. One last game of a long, hard summer and no better setting than the picturesque Marine Road ground in Scarborough. It was our first appearance in the final of the Grey Fox Over 50s, a competition we entered only two years […]

The Great Bradford Exodus.

As the league season ends this Saturday, us oldies have one more injection of ibuprofen left to enable us to contest the Grey Fox Final at Scarborough’s famous old Marine Road Ground on Sunday afternoon.

On All Alone Road.

Adapted from A Critics’ Corner (Chapter 3). I was prompted to revisit this as I opened the door one morning last week to that unmistakably fresh feel of autumn.