24 August 2009
My first Ashes
The BF and I were lucky yesterday -- popped into the Old Inn pub in time to catch the end of the test match and England's win. There was one young Australian guy at the bar, keeping up a brave face even as we waited for the last wicket. As for the English, there were about 12 men (one with a girlfriend, sitting next to him reading a newspaper) and they all stood up and cheered when the last ball was caught. Later everyonel clapped as Andrew Strauss raised the Ashes urn, a tiny thing about 6 inches high.... You just couldn't help it.
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