England in charge in Mumbai

England have taken what appears to be a decisive advantage in the second test match in Mumbai. Following magnificent innings from Pietersen (186 off 225 balls to redeem himself in spades) and Cook (122, his fourth hundred in four matches as England captain, surely the best effort by a captain called Cook since HMS Endeavour was on the high seas), the bowlers have captured seven Indian second innings wickets with a mere 110 on the board (equivalent to 24-7 given the England the first innings lead).

Meanwhile in Adelaide, Australia seem poised for victory over South Africa. If this victory eventuates then Geoffrey Boycott will regain one of his records. None of “Sir” Geoffrey’s 22 test centuries came in a losing cause. This was the record until Graeme Smith of South Africa beat it, but his 26th century looks like being an unavailing one.

Changing the subject, I have completed the course work for the level one Desktop Publishing course that I have been doing – looking forward to moving on to the level two course.

My kitchen window is to be replaced in early to mid December. The measurements were taken on Thursday.

Just the one photo this time, from my archives…

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Author: Thomas

I am branch secretary of NAS West Norfolk and #actuallyautistic (diagnosed 10 years ago at the comparatively advanced age of 31). I am a keen photographer, so that most of my own posts contain photos. I am a keen cricket fan and often write about that subject. I also focus a lot on politics and on nature.

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