Keith Oldrey

Educated at Yardley Grammer School, then went in to Insurance(hated it) . National Service in the RAF 1955-57.
Moved into sales in the Steel Industry and then represented a German Mill in the UK for 17 years.
Finally worked as an agent selling cold rolled strip for a German Mill in the UK. Retired in 2002 and moved to Norfolk. Three children and been married happily to Beryl for 50 years. Six grandchildren and still plays cricket when he can, golf & bowls
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Cricket-A Mans Game
This glorious game, we named it cricket
The finest sport (besides our middle wicket)
How can you describe the fun we get
With mere verbs, adjectives or epithet.
Best Mans Story
Marriage is for when you find
A lover to share your life and mind
A friend, who without a doubt
You cannot possibly live without.
Putt It Out Of Your Mind
Sometimes no matter how hard you try
The hole’s as big as a bucket, but the ball slides by.
Then you have a day
When it goes the other way.
Some Dress The Part
Plus fours, flashy sweaters and electric carts
Its golf, so you must dress the part
A Poets Hope
How we long to reach the shelf
Currently held by the poetic wealth
Shelley, Keates. Byron & Poe
Amongst those names we’d like to go


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