Cricket Is Back – Caught In The 61 Deep

“He’s big, he’s bad, he’s better than his dad…” So goes the Barmy Army chant when Stuart Broad bowls for England and I have to say I’ve had a magnificent weekend where cricket has returned in style. (no sign of Broad here) Today was spent watching/umpiring my ankle biters play 16 over cricket in the… Continue reading Cricket Is Back – Caught In The 61 Deep

Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 3 – Parking The Bus

The final leg of our Zig Zag to the Peaks saw us in Belper Bus Station before taking in the 6.1 to Derby Bus station and then the V3 back to Repton. This gives me another excuse to show this map and I wasn’t going to mention the Zig Zag ticket again but (a) I… Continue reading Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 3 – Parking The Bus

Shobnall’s C&W Classic

You just never know what’s round the corner in this pub blogging lark. There I was, minding my own business at Burton’s only Premier Athletics track, Shobnall Leisure Centre, when I caught a shaft of light. Sub-zero temperatures mean watching athletics can be a test of character and a bit of liquid refreshment in a… Continue reading Shobnall’s C&W Classic