Another Brick In The Wall January 13th 2021 The steward kept a beady eye on me, as I photographed the old ticket collection point. It was FA Cup 3rd Round weekend. In yesteryear, it was possibly one of the highlights of the football calendar. The modern game and the rise of the Premier League has seen the "top" clubs fielding weakened teams and treating the competition with a degree of contempt. What was the steward doing there just after m ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Nottinghamshire 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