It's a highly motivated England team that will come to Paris. I think that this time their motivation is not against France. They are furious with themselves and it will make them even more dangerous, but we are not going to stand by and pay the price for their defeat in Edinburgh.
There have been little tiny things where England have outplayed us, ... With 20 runs more, we might have won the last Test. And even at Old Trafford, if we had contained England to 25 fewer runs we probably would have won.
Gordon England has believed since he was in industry that the acquisition system is broken. If given the opportunity, he'll push to change almost every aspect of the way the Pentagon does business because he believes billions of dollars are being wasted.
I was able to get away from the Ashes for a few days. In England and around Manchester it's pretty difficult to do that. I went to France with Paul my mate [Paul Beck is one of Lancashire's sponsors] and our two families. And in France they're not bothered about the Ashes, so it was perfect. I came back on Friday and got straight back into my routines.