They heard a frame
crack stickily, saw it heaved high and twirled round between enormous hands--a blotched, bulged, and perished horror of grey wax, corrupt brood, and small drone-cells, all covered with crawling Oddities, strange to the sun.
After salutation, observing me to look earnestly upon a frame
, which took up the greatest part of both the length and breadth of the room, he said, "Perhaps I might wonder to see him employed in a project for improving speculative knowledge, by practical and mechanical operations.
With little or nothing going right but still having to concede 21 points a frame
, McHugh struggled to hold his game together and ended up losing the opener 76-28.
For me, a tongue and groove floor is better for sound than just panels of veneered wood on a frame
Tickets cost PS25 for adults and PS15 for under-16s and include a hot buffet and a raffle - with the winner playing a frame
Conceding 28 points a frame
in the final to local cueist Brandon Hall, Astley soon found himself 1-0 in arrears when Hall clocked up a well-compiled 38 to help secure the first set 78-42.
Conceding 14 points a frame
, Livingstone got off to the better start by taking the tactical opener 74-25 with breaks of 20 and 28.
Martin Ball took a frame
off Zhang Anda, while Mike Dunn bowed out after losing in four straight frames to Mark Allen.