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‘TEN Cricket’ In The U.S. With Skybox TV: ‘Catch Up TV’ Feature Now Available For TEN Cricket! Great News.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.tenlogo

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As I had anticipated, based on what I had been told by the Skybox TV developer, ‘Catch Up TV’ was available as of Saturday, August 17, 2013, for TEN Cricket.

I actually used it. 10 to 10:45 pm is my de rigueur time slot for my daily dose of cricket. So I tuned into the Skybox TV. Saw that TEN was now appearing in ‘Catch Up TV’. Of course selected that. Saw a West Indies vs. England ODI — labeled as a Classic from 4 pm that day. Selected that. It was a match from 1997. It was good to watch the likes of Lara, Hicks, Walsh etc. Picture quality was very good. Kind of funny but I would even say that the TV coverage was also better with Picture-in-Picture (PIP) insert to show what was happening at the wicket while the ball was heading towards the rope. I miss that in the modern coverage. Good game.

Catch Up feature seems to work well. I am delighted. This is getting better by the day.

No question whatsoever. Skybox TV is a REAL VIABLE option for getting TEN Cricket in the U.S.

In Praise Of Subway Chopped Salads — Especially One With Applewood Pulled Pork. Yum!

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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subwaysaladMy very low-carb diet, that I have been on since January 24, 2013, and have lost 22(+) pounds in the process, does restrict my dining choices since I am loath to cheat — given that I take to dieting earnestly.

pulledporkSo when we departed ‘Story Land‘ at around 6:40 pm on Friday, after another very fun day, I was keeping an eye out for where we could eat, also bearing in mind that Teischan typically prefers fast food. As we got to scenic, iconic Intervale I happened to spot a Subway sign across the road from the popular ‘Cathedral Ledge‘ overview. I don’t think I had noticed it before, but then again I had not driven through Intervale looking for somewhere to eat. We all like Subway. When I was not on my diet I would happily devour a footlong chicken sandwich in a matter of minutes and still be looking for more. But of late it has been their chopped salads. Prior to Friday we had stopped at different Subways twice in the last 6 weeks — I once even having the plain vegetarian.

On Friday, when we stopped, I saw their promotion for Applewood Pulled Pork. I am a sucker for pork and am quite partial to pulled pork. So I was kind of bummed that I couldn’t have a footlong. Deanna and Teischan had Turkey variants. Then it was my turn. I asked for a chopped salad (as opposed to an un-chopped whole salad). I then asked whether I can have the pulled pork with it. Must say that the young girl who was single handedly running the place, including baking bread, while we were ordering was very helpful and thorough. She said that I can have any meat they have and as such pulled pork was certainly an option. So I had a pulled pork chopped salad with barbeque dressing (at their recommendation). It was yummy. Wasn’t cheap. Chopped salads are more expensive than a footlong confirming the adage that it is not cheap to eat healthy. But it was worth it.

I totally recommend it. Plus you feel so righteous.

Moreover, that Intervale location was an absolute treasure. They had clean picnic tables outside. So you get to eat overlooking THE Intervale million dollar view. What more can you ask for? We were delighted. And to add icing to the cake there is a cute, decently priced ice cream place next door. So Teischan got a kiddie swirl — which Mum helped her finish. So if you are in the North Conway area and looking for some healthy, fast food with a view checkout this Subway at Intervale.

Next to the ice cream place is a HUGE convenience store with a flea market section in the back. They had some interesting stuff. So this was a worthwhile stop.

Our view, around 7:15 pm on August 16, 2013, as we at at Subway in Intervale, NH. click to ENLARGE.

Our view, around 7:15 pm on August 16, 2013, as we at at Subway in Intervale, NH. click to ENLARGE.

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