Memories of a Second Class Cricketer

A Good Innings I Because cricket was for many years my chief escape from what are sometimes  laughingly called serious affairs, I promised myself I would never write about it. This is the seventh book I promised never to write. Benny Green A History of  Cricket  Barrie and Jenkins, London, 1988. For my agnostic father Alex,Continue reading “Memories of a Second Class Cricketer”

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST McQUILLAN

Fate plays strange tricks on ordinary people sometimes. It did with me when I first met Ernest Mervyn McQuillan. That was about two years ago. I was the ordinary person. Ern was, among other remarkable things, the trick that Fate played on me.   The meeting arranged by my friend Les Johns did the trick.Continue reading “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST McQUILLAN”