In celebration of the 50th anniversay of our greatest ever footballing day as a nation, below is an extract of the chapter I wrote for Mark Perryman’s excellent book ‘1966 and Not All That’. 1,130 more words
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Writing this post is making me reflect on how much I love to travel and visit places. I love the anticipation, the getting there, the sense of adventure, the pleasure of doing something new, the pictures I’m going to take away with me, both real and as memories; I love that 1st virgin look on everything and the thrill that there is more to come around the corner. 759 more words
50 years ago today, on 30th July 1966, England won the World Cup on home soil as we defeated the Germans 4-2 at Wembley.
Obviously since that great day the English national team has jumped from disappointment to disappointment, this year’s poor Euro’s performance emulating that. 691 more words
Madeline Gracechurch has absolutely no desire to attend balls or find a husband. She would much rather stay home and spend time with her drawing pencils and letters while keeping her awkwardness around crowds under wraps. 600 more words