Reunion in Beeston and the Subways Live in Derby, England

Never forget that life is a crazy rollercoaster ride and be ready for the weird and wacky all the way. I had never been to Derby or even Beeston until October 2014. But things fell into place on my return to England. I had lined up a few days in Birmingham and Nottingham on route Read more about Reunion in Beeston and the Subways Live in Derby, England[…]

Backpacking in Nottingham, England: Staying at the Igloo Hostel

Nottingham is a great city and 2014 saw my return here for the first time since 2006 and only my second visit to the city. This time round, I was playing the backpacker, so I stayed in a hostel and worked my way through some of the city’s main sights, as well as heading to Read more about Backpacking in Nottingham, England: Staying at the Igloo Hostel[…]

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A Night in the Nottinghamshire Countryside at Clumber Park Hotel and Spa, England

Nottinghamshire is one of those pretty counties of England. Stuck in the Midlands with a load of famous cities around it and boasting Forest Parks and tranquil countryside, it’s a joyous county and I ended up there in Autumn time. Autumn in England means the shedding of leaves from trees, the clocks going back and Read more about A Night in the Nottinghamshire Countryside at Clumber Park Hotel and Spa, England[…]

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Nottingham Forest 1-1 AFC Bournemouth (April 2006)

I met Lock In Lee (Lee Adams) in December 2003 as we both auditioned to be in “The Lock In” (Bournemouth University’s Big Brother), where we both got voted into the house, lived with each other for 48 hours and then Lee won and I came third. Lee became one of my best mates and Read more about Nottingham Forest 1-1 AFC Bournemouth (April 2006)[…]