Contortions Pay Off
Dinath Senila of St Benedict’s (above) sends Wesley batsman Sanithu Amarasinghe (below) back to the pavilion, caught behind.

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The Bens celebrate the dismissal on their way to beating Wesley College by 19 runs in the Luke Shield one-day encounter at the Sinhalese Sports Club. Colombo, 25th March 2023.

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‘Taking Cool What E’er Befall…’
Spirits flag in the Wesley stands as their team mounts a futile chase of the Bens’ 241 runs, at the Sinhalese Sports Club, in Colombo. 25th March 2023. By close of play, St Benedict’s College had retained the Luke Shield, Wesley College falling short by 19 runs.

• 800mm • f/11 • 1/1250 • ISO3200 • Canon R6, with an RF800/11 courtesy Canon/Metropolitan


Almost hidden in the woods of the Hunsrück, on the outskirts of Simmern, a monument to the people of the German territories lost in the “catastrophic” Soviet offensives that ended the Second World War. The plaque at the base of the cross simply says, “POMERANIA, SILESIA, EAST & WEST PRUSSIA, POSEN, DANZIG, SUDETENLAND”; nothing more. An epitaph. July 2015.

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