After a lot of deliberation, I've decided that the blog Wielding White Willow needed to move here. For the past few months I've attempted to write separate content and keep both updated. However it's been far more difficult than I expected and as a result...

 

Edge size isn't all it was cracked up to be.

I'm calling it right now. Mark the date and time... The "Big Edge" Bubble is set to burst. The law of diminishing returns is up and running and has taken effect about 10-15mm ago, in my opinion. "30mm edges!" I heard them say. "40mm edges!!" Bowlers, gird your loins. "45mm edges!!!" "Heresy, not possible" the groundsman declared.

Last week I phoned Charlie French and asked if I could visit and have a chat with an eye to writing an article for the blog. Well the day turned out to be more than I expected, in a very good way. After a quick...

A morning visit to a local bat maker turned into a debut radio appearance for White Willow Cricket on the Nottinghamshire Cricket Review Show broadcast by Mansfield Radio 103.2. Listen to tonights show between 6-8 to hear me ramble on about the cricket blog and bat...

The natural variation in Willow is both a blessing and a curse. Within one tree we can have clefts that represent both the Beauty and the Beast and no matter what we're at its mercy. I've gone from the most unpleasant piece of willow to...