‘This is a sad song for Brexit’ was Staples’s sole comment on the events of that night. No Treasure but Hope seemed a fitting anthem for a disillusioned but steadfast Europhile
If you want to learn to eat classic French food in style there are few places better to start than Le Train Bleu.
In a short episode Raf drops in to talk about the BSSH's 2020 Conference which this year will be an online event to be held on 26th-28th August. The conference features a keynote from previous podcast guest Prashant Kidambi as well as a round table on the future of sports history with a diverse line up of leading sports historians. Registration will be free and open to all interested parties, not just BSSH members.
A jolly, squiffy and ultimately pooped evening in the company of a friend greatly missed.
Sport and the Cold War is the focus for this week’s episode with Geoff talking to Dr Heather Dichter of the International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University.
Possibly the most terrifying meal of my life took place in Paris.
This week it's the history of Indian cricket with Dr Prashant Kidambi of the University of Leicester.
His latest book, Cricket Country: An Indian Odyssey in the Age of Empire, tells the story of the first All-India team to visit Britain in 1911 and much, much more.
Those of you who under the age of 40 who have seen Murder on the Orient Express would imagine that any travel to Paris in pre-Eurostar days involved personalised leather suitcases, glamorous travelling companions and silver service dining on a sleek machine-missile headed straight to the heart of lovetown. And murder.