Going Off The Rails July 15th 2019 It was scheduled to be a big sporting weekend in England. The British Grand Prix was taking place at Silverstone. Lewis Hamilton would be the hot favourite, given his Mercedes car seems just about unbeatable these days. Tennis was the order of the day at Wimbledon. The distraction of Andy Murray, the doubles player, was over but the usual pecking order looked likely the Mens and Womens Singles Fin ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Northumberland Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009. We get distracted in more than the odd football ground along the way, but it is all part of the journey.... full info