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The Cricket Dictionary launches!

In my never ending quest to publish at least a couple of books each year, I’m kicking off again with my long cherished and previously ultra secret sports project – The Cricket Dictionary, which is now available on Amazon in its first definitive edition. It’s been quite the marathon and quite a challenge too, a […]

#15 Long Service Award

Face wizened, seamed, like rivulets cutting their way through a cragged mountain pass, your dark button eyes regard a world of shopping centres, sales and Starbucks. Khaki has given way to Surawal, parade ground to waste ground, Kukri has been long sheathed. You are present but almost forgotten, your reward for a life-time’s devotion, a […]

#8 Remote Control

Your day’s work is over and you drive home through the drowsy warmth of a suburban evening, at peace. When people ask what you do, your lies are well polished, the practiced deceptions of a surrogate warrior. You’re simultaneously on the front line and three thousand miles away, an invisible predator hanging over the battlefield […]