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MW blues

MW exam desk in London

A working knowledge of cricket would be an asset for readers of this lament by our man in Burgundy. Above, the exam desk of destiny.

For someone who played so little cricket when young, it is amazing how often I find it parallels every facet of life. If you are not a fan of whites and red leather, bear with me; if you are, well, you already know, cricket is the mirror image of everything in life. Every moment of ebb and flow. Everything.

A little over two weeks ago Samantha Cole-Johnson and I both sat the S1A exams, the...