Last week Barry shared with us the time he was nearly co-opted into a Brass Band and of his struggle and ultimate failure to come to terms with the Flügelhorn. This week he shares another Flügelhorn story from the pages of a camping and climbing trip in Western Australia.
Category: Nostalgia and memoirs
It’s Barry’s turn to share a tale or two about music and musical instruments. Well, one instrument really – a Flügelhorn. In fact, this will be the first of two stories about Flügelhorns. We are told the second story took place in Oz., whilst this one took place at the Michelin Tyre Works, Stoke-on-Trent.
Exiled Valiant Barry Edge lives in Perth, Western Australia and is a regular columnist for onevalefan. Barry begs the question as to what similarities and differences will eventually be drawn in relation to Port Vale’s great start in the 2003/04 campaign vis-à-vis 1953/54.
Last week Barry answered the how, what, when and why he lives in Australia. In this letter from ‘Downunder he talks about the impact his eldest brother has had in his life. Also, there is a brief mention of Milton United FC, plus a little story about Bucknall cubs and scouts.
In this second blog posting, Vale legend Ray Williams tells us more about his days at Vale Park and how the players “would go to the Vale Cafe and have pie, chips and gravy and an hour on the pin ball machine.” It’s a fascinating account of life at Vale Park during the seventies including […]