India Struggling

India’s test cricket defeat in Adelaide was arguably the very worst of the eight they have now lost in a row while playing away from home.  Melbourne was a poor effort, Sydney worse then Perth was always going to be hard.  Adelaide, though, is a batting track as the Australians demonstrated and as the Indians … Continue reading

Doubting Downton Abbey

These thoughts will make me a minority of one among family and friends, but are not singular in the broader world.  The English writer and critic A.N. Wilson, for example, has lashed the series for depicting a world that is not only long gone but may never have existed ( ), while tele-don Simon Schama … Continue reading