A really lazy weekend mainly watching the World Series Cricket in India and in between the Six Nations Rugby. Again, another nail-biting finish in the match between India and South Africa withÂ South Africa pulling off a totally unexpected win. In the rugby, a rare, if not a first time, win for Italy against France.
On Saturday afternoon my brother and sister-in-law, John and Anne Garton Jones (he of the Birfum, South Arabian, incident. see the St Valentine’s Day, 14 February 2011 entry). We had a thoroughly good ‘grumpy old men’ discussion about modern life and concluded that we had both probably lived through one of the best periods in history in terms of inventions, Â scientific and health advancements and Â 67 years of peace