Not the visit of an aged relative but a traditional form of skittles imported from Oxfordshire, played in the back yards of village inns - here the Star at Sulgrave.
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The Star Inn
Setting up before the match
A practice throw
Battle commences - collecting the sticks
The game continues well after dusk
A competitor's eye view
The adjudicator? (Actually a keen competitor!)
Keeping the score.