The tour dinner

The tour dinner was, as ever, held on the Saturday night, and included such traditional features as the tour awards and Geoff Hales's witty cricket-related monologue. It's all a bit long ago to remember more, but below are some photos to laught (or yawn) at.

Heather Kara.

Heather Kara smiles the serene smile of one who knows her husband will perform tricks for raw fish.

Joe White, Jim Streeter and Baz Dare.

Joe White, Jim Streeter and Baz Dare, a bowling attack feared by many batting line-ups, even when sober.

Joe White, Jim Streeter and Baz Dare.

At the risk of becoming monotonous, Joe White, Jim Streeter and Baz Dare.

Mrs Ginger, Mrs Jim and Mr Ginger.

Mrs Ginger and Mrs Streeter -- totty on tour -- and one of the men who'll soon be paying (in the form of a small fine) for the pleasure.

Mrs Ginger.

Mrs Ginger tries to avoid the attentions of the papparazi.

Mrs Ginger.

Mrs Ginger fails to avoid the attentions of the papparazi.

Mike Sheil and Daniel Mortlock.

Mike Sheil and Daniel Mortlock, out of the asylum on day leave.

Jim Streeter and Mrs Streeter.

Jim and Mrs Streeter contemplate.

Alex Stone.

Alex Stone: ``They love 'im 'ere!''

The table.

The dinner table awaits the arrival of us lot.

Table preparation.

Us lot make some attempt to invade the table.

Baz Dare and Geoff Hales.

Baz Dare and Geoff Hales: which is the father and which is the son?

Geoff Hales and Daniel Mortlock.

Daniel Mortlock, suitably deferential, prepares to give Geoff Hales a big fright.

Mrs and Mr Ginger.

Mrs and Mr Ginger smile flash their winning smiles for the papparazi.

Vicki Dare, Heather Kara, Joe White and Rob Harvey.

Vicki Dare, Heather Kara, Joe White and Rob Harvey, unaware of the triffid above their heads, ready to strike.

Alex Stone, Steve Frost, Mike Sheil, Rob Harvey and Joe White.

Most of Alex Stone, a glimpse of Steve Frost, a glint of Mike Sheil, a fraction of Rob Harvey's head and finally, Joe White in excuisite profile.