This anecdotal piece looks at the relationship between sport and ordinary life - it's an absurdist/ humourous piece that explores the complexity of young adult relationships as well as the human side to professional sport.
* 'Trevor Franklin Refuses to Allow me to Impress my Teacher', a short piece published in Southern Ocean Review (2008) NZ - Anecdotal story. Also at Southern Ocean Review go to issue 12 (1999?) and click on the story 'Theresa Jones'.
Cricket amounts to something like a religion in countries like Australia and New Zealand - I played the sport professionally for a number of years in my youth. Trevor Franklin (a New Zealand test match opening batsman based in Auckland province) was one of the best batsmen I occasionally had to bowl to.
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