Cricket Captain 2021: Ashes to Ashes

With the Ashes and a T20 World Cup on the horizon, New Zealand first came to town! 5-86 from spinner Mason Crane followed by a partnership of 210 between Dom Sibley (119) and promising young batter Henry Peters (93) paved the way for victory in the first Test. Prodigious Peters would sensationaly follow that upContinue reading “Cricket Captain 2021: Ashes to Ashes”

Solar Powered Oxygenator

I’m sorry to say that it’s too late for one of my fish but hopefully this oxygenator will prolong the life of the remaining two. I’d noticed that my goldfish were discoloured and gasping for breath. It’s a small pond with no running water. There clearly wasn’t enough oxygen for four (Originally!) fish. Frogs andContinue reading “Solar Powered Oxygenator”

FIFA 20: Rios Rich in Form!

Picking up where we left off, we came from behind to draw 1-1 with Chicago Fire. Andres Rios bagged his fifth goal of the season. We then won 3-0 in Toronto, in what was one of our most satisfying performances so far. Siad Haji had already had a couple of great chances to score butContinue reading “FIFA 20: Rios Rich in Form!”

Andes Camping Table

I’ve bought yet more camping equipment! This time… a table! This isn’t a backpacking table. It’s too big for that. It’s a low, aluminium table and cost £19.99. It’s dimensions are 60x40cm then a height of 27cm when the legs are in place.. It’s a bit bigger and more solid than my current table asContinue reading “Andes Camping Table”

Cricket Captain 2021: South… West…

We were resoundly beaten by Pakistan in the first home Test but a partnership of 259 between Jos Buttler (148) and Ollie Pope (144) set us on our way to ro parity in the second Test. Sam Curran (84*) also batted well in the first innings meanwhile David Payne claimed match figures of 9-90. InContinue reading “Cricket Captain 2021: South… West…”

Pedometer Diaries: Where the Story Ends

148 days, 905.88 miles at an average of 6.12 miles per day. That’s where the story ends, for now at least. My pedometer has died! A few long hikes… https://planetpaul.blog/category/hiking/ … boosted my numbers and my 2700 steps each way to and from work plus my healthy mileage at work, helped me get to theContinue reading “Pedometer Diaries: Where the Story Ends”