Monthly archives: July, 2016

France – ‘A Sad Bastille Day’

The fireworks lit up the summer night sky, their reflection on the Dordogne River added an extra dimension to the entertaining display.  Crowds of people, thousands, lined up along the river, the streets and across the bridges.  Young children look upwards, eager to be mesmerised by the colourful explosions. There’s a unique energy present when…



France – Together. Stronger. Dare to Dream.

The National Anthem.  Stade De Bordeaux.  Our first major tournament in 58 years; it was the most passionate I’ve ever heard it sang and it brought tears to my eyes.  It was the beginning of something special; something that will be talked about in years to come; something that inspired and united a nation; something…