Fat As A Butcher's Dog November 3rd 2021 We are 12 months on from our last visit to Sheffield. October 2020 and the country was at a turning point. TFB was still experimenting with the Tiers for Fears plan based on geography. South Yorkshire would soon join others in the Tier 3, closing all but essential retail and pubs. Christmas would eventually be literally scrapped. The vibrant area around Eccleshall Road was bizarrely quiet. The opt ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » South Yorkshire » Sheffield 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