A Civilized Game

If you want to learn Cricket, perhaps because you are jet-lagging and just about *anything* out in the sun will suffice, do this: find the local village green with a friendly game and have a seat with the team that’s batting. They’ll explain it all to you and, best, you may not have to buy […]

The Shire Horse, near Littlewick Green, Berkshire, UK

Sunday dinner, like all evening meals when I’m jet-lagging, is an appetizer. No more than that. That and a cider, of course. I drove past The Shire Horse on the way to the hotel. The Shire’s “car park” was nearly full at the time, midday Saturday. That spoke well for the place. And Sunday evening […]