Plague diary — week 11. I have been missing tennis terribly — though last week’s net gain on the JSE helped soothe the withdrawal symptoms.

My daily trudge (I can’t really claim a "run" at my stumbling pace) does not provide the same satisfaction as watching an opponent lunge desperately for a drop shot. So, on a stunning and breathless autumn day a few weeks ago, the irrepressible Monday Marauders decided to court danger...

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