Interlude

These pages are made by one person with one laptop computer, and sometimes circumstances cause a longer than usual gap between additions to what I try to maintain as a site with new material added as often as possible. Current circumstance is that my laptop is out of action after … More …

30 years ago today, at Bootham Crescent

Thirty years ago today I went to my first football match, at Bootham Crescent. I’ve been reminded of this by an embarrassing teenage diary I’ve recently been reading. Which records, in rapidly scrawled blue biro, ‘I was surprised at how exciting it was’.

It was a particularly exciting one. … More …

‘Priory Centre ready to rock': 21 years ago

I’ve recently been doing a lot of digitising – making real world actual things into digital copies, mainly turning old tapes into digital files. While excavating storage boxes I’ve found interesting documents from York’s recent history. Just as important as its ancient history. Well, it is to me.

Here’s a … More …