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Day 20 – Nottingham-Peterborough!

Day 20 – Nottingham-Peterborough!

Leaving behind Nottingham and in particular, Hooters Bar, I made the treck over to see where Sir Alex Fergusons son Darren plies his trade as manager of ‘The Posh’ Peterborough United. And what a welcome i got through the wilderness that connects Notts with Peterborough. In the form of torrential rain. So much so that […]

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Day 19 – Burton-Derby-Nottingham!

Day 19 – Burton-Derby-Nottingham!

So lets Start at The Pirelli Stadium, home to Burton. Burton Albion was the first club I’ve come to implementing stricter rules when it comes to approaching a football club. They have green, Amber and red zones set up now increasingly at football clubs since Boris upped the publics¬†restrictions. A red zone is akin to […]

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Day 17-West Midlands!

Day 17-West Midlands!

So, time to take on the West Midlands and the youngest city in Europe, Birmingham. Home to music pariahs ELO, The Streets, UB40, Dexys Midnight Runners, Judas Priest, Ocean Colour Scene and the legendary Black Sabbath. Birmingham is home to the balti, the setting of Peaky Blinders, holds the worlds largest collection of pre-raphaelite art, […]

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Day 16 – Shrewsbury-Birmingham

Day 16 – Shrewsbury-Birmingham

Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton. Lest we forget. 85 kilometres of pure hell that i never want to relive. I started off where I finished. About 5 miles from a place called Wem. One of those places that have bunting up by the chippy. I’m assuming it’s a retirement village because its quaint, clean and the only […]

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