Burton on Trent Landmarks #9 – Football Grounds

The town of Burton upon Trent has a long sporting history. One of the world’s oldest rugby union clubs, Burton RFC, was established in October 1870. Cricket was played professionally in the town at Burton Cricket Ground from 1840, and league association football arrived in the town in 1892, when Burton Swifts joined the Football…… Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #9 – Football Grounds

1988 Travels – Glasgow and Edinburgh

Back in 1988, my mother took my brother and I to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Edinburgh was hosting the Gold of the Pharaohs exhibition at the City Art Centre in the spring of that year, while Glasgow staged the Glasgow Garden Festival during the summer. Edinburgh Princes Street and Gardens, as viewed from Edinburgh Castle. I’d…… Continue reading 1988 Travels – Glasgow and Edinburgh