Happy Birthday Fleur

Our little (literally) girl is twelve (12) years old today! Fleur arrived small and vulnerable and she has remained that way. She is a very small cat, with a huge …

Happy Birthday Tito

Somebody please try and tell Tito that he is six (6) years old today and not 6 months! I think the pictures speak volumes for what an idiot (loveable) this …

Happy Birthday Tobi

Tobi is six (6) years old today. We still call him Baby Cat because when we adopted him we assumed he would remain the youngest, but he is no longer …

Happy Birthday Dusky

Not sure how but today Dusky is eleven (11) years old. Rather like the man himself it has just crept up on us! He is a remarkably laid back cat, …

Happy Birthday Moreno

Moreno is sixteen (16) today! He remains the most amazing cat. Externally he has hardly aged at all, and whist old age and arthritis have slowed him down and made …

Net Strategy

I write this at the beginning of my first week without any nets planned since I started the winter Members Nets at Edgbaston on 18th November (and I could have …

Happy Birthday Dinky

Our reclusive, beautiful mummy cay, Dinky, is three (3) years old today and she will spend it doing exactly what she always does: whatever she wants! She remains very war …

Structured Net Sessions

I have written several times with my thoughts regards Development Cricket – a term used in this context for the introduction of junior crickets into senior cricket – and it …

Cricket Diary

Returning to play cricket in 2021 aged 57 following a 33 year absence from the game was one of the best (and worst) decisions that I have made. Neither my …

Late Cuts

Late Cuts: Musings on Cricket by Vic Mark was highly recommended by a friend who is a Somerset fan through and through and eagerly anticipated by myself, a big fan …

The Cricket Kindness Project

One of the Heaven Help Us CC charity partners is The Cricket Kindness Project. We are forever dedicated to addressing to the desperate shortage of cricket kit in developing countries around the world with …