No One Likes Us, We Don't Care / CONIFA World Football Cup Final 2018 June 13th 2018 The eyes of the world are turning to Russia, but in other corners of the globe the thoughts were very much on Enfield! FIFA has certain criteria to be admitted to even the qualification party and not been recognised as a sovereign nation means however good you are, you aren't playing. I had never previously given much thought to disputed territories or unrecognised states before visiting Transnist ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Enfield Town 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