This is a bit of a flying visit. I have been a little busy these last few days and we are about to fly off for a week in warmer climes. We head for the Canary Islands on Sunday for a week in what we hope will be the sun and thus there will not be much activity on News From Nowhere for at least the next ten days. I am leaving you with a Sepia Saturday submission for this weeks' theme which is GAMES. The picture would have been taken in about 1950 and it shows my brother Roger defending his wicket in what I assume was our back garden in Great Horton, Bradford.
Even though I was only four when we moved from Bradford, I can just about remember street cricket games and, in particular, being hit in the face by a well placed cover drive. It was only a tennis ball but it left me with such a psychological injury that I have avoided all kinds of active sport ever since (well, that's my excuse anyway). I do play a mean but relatively restrained game of chess and, as this tends to be via Facebook these days, I have so far avoided being hit in the face by a Kings' bishop.
My games during the next week will be limited to a little non-competitive beer drinking. And hopefully, the holiday will allow me to meet up with a favourite fellow-blogger. Please don't feel as though you have to comment on this post, I am afraid that I probably will not get chance to reciprocate until I return. But why not go over to the Sepia Saturday Blog and see what games all the other participants are playing.