The photo shows Vice-Chairman, Neil Swanwick with Dave Houghton and Society President, David Marshall
There was of course even more interest in his views on the prospects for Derbyshire in 2020 and beyond, and his thoughts on the future of cricket generally here and elsewhere.
The county’s Head of Cricket spoke with his usual quiet confidence and optimism.
The realistic appraisal of what he hopes for in the new season was food for thought and left members with the feeling that the future of Derbyshire cricket is in good hands.
We were most grateful to Dave for giving us such a good start to the New Year.