Goodbye Mr McKenzie – and thank you!

In nearly forty years as a teacher, I was fortunate enough to work with many colleagues who inspired, motivated, and encouraged me, and, unwittingly or otherwise, guided the direction my career would take. I was also blessed with many pupils who, for various reasons, were similarly inspiring. In addition, there were  folk outside of schoolContinue reading “Goodbye Mr McKenzie – and thank you!”

Fielding in the Deep

As elite cricket hurtles its way towards a soulless cashfest of English Premier League proportions, there are still to be found reminders that cricket, at its best, is about far more than professional sport and corporate backing. One such reassurance is found in Jake Perry’s excellent new book “The Secret Game – Tales of ScottishContinue reading “Fielding in the Deep”