Post Tagged with: "England"

The Old Trafford Steward in Section N2403
Most Popular Stories / Parenting Blog

The Old Trafford Steward in Section N2403

Being inside an empty football stadium gives me the tingling. It’s not quite a fetish but it is undeniably a thing for me. I’ve stopped questioning it, I simply reveal in the sensation of coming out of a tunnel to see the lush green pitch and the brightly colored seats […]

My kingdom for a sausage roll! (or trying to get a halftime bite to eat at St. Mary’s)
Most Popular Stories / Sports

My kingdom for a sausage roll! (or trying to get a halftime bite to eat at St. Mary’s)

I won’t tell you that no one at all leaves their seat for 45 minutes straight but the amount of up and down is dramatically less than the average American sport. After all, one cannot properly join the chorus of Oriol Romeu’s terrace song from in front of a stainless […]

Practicing The Parenting Self-Care I Preach
Parenting Blog

Practicing The Parenting Self-Care I Preach

We’re instructed to do it every time we fly. In the unlikely event cabin pressure is lost in flight, affix your own oxygen masks before assisting others. The benefits of this are obvious but not something we parents would naturally do first, not without the stern yet friendly reminder while […]

12 Days of Eric Cantona (or the price paid for hearing your own voice in a crowd of 80,000 on a frigid night in Manchester)
Most Popular Stories / Sports / Travel

12 Days of Eric Cantona (or the price paid for hearing your own voice in a crowd of 80,000 on a frigid night in Manchester)

There may have been a few dreams conjured inside the theater of Old Trafford on this pre-Christmas night but those would’ve been of the dancing sugarplum variety courtesy of a middle management approach to football played by the home side, ushering supporters into an earlier long winter’s slumber. Those who […]

9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe
Travel

9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe

Traveling in Europe has the habit of teaching a person a lot about themselves and the world. Traveling in Europe for the first time can humble a person too. I was a 26-year-old man visiting England, France, Switzerland and Italy for the first time. Together with my wife we set […]

100 Steps For 100 Miles Along Hadrian’s Wall in England
Photos of Growing Up

100 Steps For 100 Miles Along Hadrian’s Wall in England

Recently, I was asked, “Jeff, what’s your all-time favorite photo of your daughters?” Damn. As a photographer who takes a fair number of photos, some of them quite lovely, of his daughters, that’s an awfully difficult question to answer. If pressed, and thankfully I wasn’t by the questioner on the […]

Nine Best English Football Ground Names
Sports

Nine Best English Football Ground Names

More and more sporting grounds, from baseball ballparks in San Diego to football stadiums in Philadelphia, are being branded with corporate names in exchange for suitcases full of money. While this is happening all over England too, there are still many football grounds with not only non-corporate names but really […]

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football
Sports

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football

In its latest, but most certainly not its last, money grab, the English Premier League, in cahoots with its sugar daddy pimp known as LIVE TELEVISION added, for the first time ever, a dozen 8pm local time Friday matches scattered throughout the 2016-2017 fixture list. Some of these football matches […]

joc