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Andrew Samson

Andrew Samson Andrew is a cricket statistician of note. Since 2009 he has worked for BBC Test Match Special. In 1994 he was appointed statistician for Cricket South Africa having worked for various radio...

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Inspired Sport

Inspired Sport I don’t know about you, but I’m not quite the sporty one – that is unless you regard speed-reading as a sport… The selection of books below although covering sport, deal with...

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Connections

Connections It’s a small world – how often are these words uttered? But it really does seem to be so interconnected. As part of an email conversation I was sent the following link: Johannes...

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Book Settings: Africa

What a wonderful list discovery: historical novels of Africa Africa, the continent, holds a very special place in the TSL fold – not least because both directors were born there. Although heralding from South...

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Sidney and Sydney

I was reminded of the Sidney Sheldon books in the History of Gatooma Library. I can’t claim to have read any of them though. Did you know there is a series called Sidney and...

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Toilets

For some reason, people seem to be fascinated with toilets. I remember being absolutely fascinated by the chapter in Mud, Blood and Poppycock by Gordon Corrigan detailing the facilities on the Western Front during...

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Bio Preview: The Moon is Toast

INTRODUCTION Numbers. Radio. Cricket. Computer programming. Travel. These are a few of my favourite things. So now you know, Mary Poppins. I therefore consider myself extremely fortunate to be in an environment that allows...

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Ducks

Seeing this, pic.twitter.com/6bQ6VpDaTq — Leslie Tate (@LSTateAuthor) 30 December 2016 I couldn’t help but be reminded of that wonderful Duck Song my husband found when our nieces were visiting some time back. Naughty little...

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It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it

The wonderful image at the end of this post appeared courtesy of TSL author Leslie Tate (thanks). It immediately produced some reactions, one of which was ‘the child was South African’. If you don’t...