Remembering Orla (RIP)

We lost cute, playful, sweet little Orla thirteen (13) years ago today. I would so like to have seem how she grew and developed and know she would have enjoyed …

Happy Birthday Oscar

Not so little Oscar is thirteen (13) years old today. Very much the original Pud (Dusky and Toby have joined him and Ferdi looks well on the way). Always part …

Happy Anniversary Moreno

Hard to believe that fifteen (15) years ago today we brought Moreno into the apartment, and our lives changed beyond our imagination! The re-homing and transport project are all down …

Happy Birthday Tigra

Tigra is nine (9) years old today and whilst her body may be a little slower and stiffer than it was, her brain remains that of a nine month old …

Happy Anniversary Orla (RIP)

It is thirteen (13) years today since little Orla entered our lives. Still feel angry and sad that she had such a short time with us, but remain grateful for …

Happy Birthday Hollie

Hollie is Eleven (11) years old today, officially. We don’t really know as her background is unknown and she has hardly any teeth at the front where she wore them …

Remembering Teo (RIP)

It is five (5) years today that we said goodbye to Teo. I miss him every day and can not overstate how much I loved the big guy and how …

Off Season, Rehab & Fitness

Before I started playing cricket again I wrote about my concerns regarding my fitness levels and how well my body would cope, and throughout the season I documented in my …

ECB Scheduling

Like many I am divided in my views over The Hundred. It was entertaining, but it wasn’t exceptional either in terms of quality of the games or the innovations. I …

Cricket Diary: Perspective

No Cricket (again), England Batting Collapse in Test (again), Cancelled Hospital Procedure (again), Bought Cricket Gloves (again) ….. A key ingredient of a cricket diary is cricket, yet once again …