Barry says that this day in history remains indelible on his psyche for several reasons. He says it was a time in his youth when human endurance seemed to ignore the logic of gravity and sensibility and where, as we were later informed by Captain Kirk in StarTrek, they were prepared to go where no […]
Barry tells us he was going to put his latest memoir on onevalefan’s front page last Thursday. But as we all now know February 12, 2004 proved to be a huge Red Letter Day with the changing of managers – Brian saying goodbye to us whilst we, in turn, welcomed Martin to the helm. Since […]
With a blank weekend for Port Vale we’ve uploaded two fun features to take your mind off the football – Battleships and Concentration. But if it’s a quiet read you’re looking for Barry’s latest memoir may do the trick. Ostensibly it’s a story about his mum with the very important ‘ingredient’ of his dad’s banjo.
Exiled Valiant Barry Edge lives in Perth, Western Australia and is a regular columnist for onevalefan. The recent Port Vale Open Day, plus guided tours, reminded Barry of the time he was given a personal bo-peep in and around the ‘Wembley of the North’. Shall we just say that this is a story with a […]
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.