in reply to I plan to spend New Years Day:

... watching England retain the Ashes. I expect to spend New Year's Day watching England lose the Ashes.


John Davies

Update 29/12/10 01:05 GMT
My expectations having just been dashed, I now expect to spend the day watching Ricky Ponting's successor do even worse then he did. Commiserations (not heartfelt, though) to any Strines. :-)