Things That Dreams Are Made Of July 11th 2016 We had gone to bed on one day, as Europeans. We awoke the following morning as British. The “Leave” campaign had mobilized the disillusioned masses and the some of the chattering classes. It seems that the problems of a nation were all placed at the door of a few guys from Poland who opened up a corner shop to serve the community and expressed in some form of protest vote. The events of the pr ... read more
Europe » Czech Republic » Prague Following the First World War, the closely related Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, the new country's leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the demands of ot... ... 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