Diamond Leagues Are Forever July 29th 2015 The overground train paused for a minute or two, as it waited for a platform outside Stratford Station, East London. The Olympic Stadium loomed on one side of the train, the Westfield Centre on the other. It didn’t seem 3 years ago that we were arriving for our first taste of Olympic London 2012 action. We had been in the vicinity more recently, but only to exploit the competitive rates availabl ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London 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