European uniformity

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: International

A friend from teenage years went to a college in Yorkshire. Excellent at every sport in which she played, it was no surprise that she was a member of the college hockey team and travelled widely to play in tournaments. Meeting up one day, she told of how the team had travelled to Ireland to play.

It was 1982 and, unless one had hundreds of pounds for an air fare, travel to Ireland meant a day’s journey each way; it was surely a journey that had left impressions. “Where did …