You can tell a man who likes his food. This one’s No Man’s Land, the space between the bottom of his tee-shirt and the top of his trousers would need … Read more


Longwood, the very pleasant home of Bristol Cricket Club, is one of a number of sporting institutions located in such a quiet part of BS8 that, when most of them … Read more

Corse & Staunton

We’re off for some Co(a)rse WEPL Premier 2 Cricket this afternoon as ninth-placed Corse & Staunton entertain Corsham, who start the day in fourth place in the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire division. It’s … Read more


We’re crossing the border today, but thankfully there are a limited number of checkpoints to negotiate as we slip out of Gloucestershire and into Oxfordshire almost unnoticed on what is … Read more


Nestling on the side of a hill overlooking the Five Valleys, Painswick’s narrow streets and traditional architecture make it one of the ‘go to’ places for tourists visiting this area … Read more

Coalpit Heath CC

Coalpit Heath CC’s Serridge Lane home is a far nicer cricket ground than its name might suggest. It’s tucked away up a leafy lane, just beyond The Kendleshire Golf Club … Read more

Stan Bennett

Following the sad news that Stan Bennett died last week, below is the interview he did with Phil Smith a couple of years ago: Stan Bennett, doyen of cricketing law, … Read more