Monthly Archives: June 2012

Meta

Entirely. Bereft. Of ideas. No, I am not talking about Sri Lanka’s attack this morning in Colombo, I am actually talking about myself, and this blog. I just cannot, for the life of me, think of something worth writing about. … Continue reading

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Parity

There have been some interesting upsets in world cricket over the last week or so. Seventh ranked Sri Lanka defeated sixth ranked Pakistan in a test match in Galle, (the same Pakistan side (more or less) that whitewashed the number … Continue reading

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Amores Perros

“Now that our economy is going to the dogs Maybe we’ll have flamenco music like they’ve always done in Spain Maybe we’ll have a champion like Rafael Nadal Full of passion and the need to prove himself time and again … Continue reading

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Slow news day, so let’s talk about New Zealand

Today: a lull. The first test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan is still two days away. The dead rubber between England and the West Indies is not happening until Friday either. We are two weeks out from the England v … Continue reading

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Perspectives

This morning, at 5:00am British Standard Time, cricketer Tom Maynard was struck and killed by a train. He was only 23 years old. I was planning on writing about Greece this morning, and maybe a bit about Ian Bell, but … Continue reading

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Polar Opposites

Last weekend, I attended a Minnesota Twins baseball game. They played the Chicago Cubs, whom they defeated 11-3 in entertaining fashion. It was a lovely afternoon for a ball game. I had a few beers and baked in the early … Continue reading

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Outside the Lines

Being an American cricket fan can be a bit of a lonely existence. It’s frustrating to me because I honestly do think that most of my friends who are sports fans would enjoy the sport, as once you get past … Continue reading

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