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Monday, August 22, 2011

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Raymondo

In his portrait I'm intrigued by the receding hair and the deeply furrowed brow - are they due to the rakish lifestyle and the booze, or to the stress of captaining Notts CCC - or perhaps both? He looks like a chap used to "burning the candle at both ends"...

The Reverse Sweep

I think you are right there Raymondo. I thoroughly recommend you read the Harold Larwood biography by Duncan Hamilton, there is quite a bit about Carrs antics in there.

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