The 106th 1987 FA Cup Final, at Wembley: Sky Blues v Spurs

Originally posted on Andrew James:
Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur 3-2, after extra time. An Article from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: A Personal Preface by Andrew J Chandler: Almost exactly thirty-five years ago, I watched the final of the FA Cup with a small group of friends in the front room of my house in…

The 106th 1987 FA Cup Final, at Wembley: Sky Blues v Spurs

Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur 3-2, after extra time. An Article from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: A Personal Preface by Andrew J Chandler: Almost exactly thirty-five years ago, I watched the final of the FA Cup with a small group of friends in the front room of my house in Walsgrave on the outskirts ofContinue reading “The 106th 1987 FA Cup Final, at Wembley: Sky Blues v Spurs”

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and The Coventry Precinct

Originally posted on Coventry Society News:
In May 1940, a month before the first minor air raids on Coventry, Donald Gibson, the city architect had put together an exhibition called the ‘Coventry of Tomorrow’. It focussed on an area that was planned to be the new civic centre located around the cathedral. Part of the…

The Book of Exodus and Hebrew Law & Wisdom in its Ancient Eastern Context

The Covenant and the Torah: Closely associated with the story of the exodus in the Old Testament is that of how the Israelites journeyed to a mountain where Yahweh ratified a covenant between himself and his people. There is still a great deal of uncertainty about this mountain of Israel’s destiny. Its very name isContinue reading “The Book of Exodus and Hebrew Law & Wisdom in its Ancient Eastern Context”

Bluebirds Soar High – 1921–22 Cardiff City F.C. season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search 1921–22 season Chairman John Pritchard(until November 1921)Walter Emspall Manager Fred Stewart Division One 4th FA Cup Fourth round Welsh Cup Winners Top goalscorer League: Jimmy Gill (20)All: Len Davies (30) Highest home attendance 50,000 vs. Tottenham Hotspur (27 August 1921) Lowest home attendance 15,000 vs. Sheffield United (26 April 1922) Average homeContinue reading “Bluebirds Soar High – 1921–22 Cardiff City F.C. season”

Pakhtuns in Imperial Service During the First World War: Cooperation and Resistance

Originally posted on Imperial & Global Forum:
Cavalrymen of the 9th Hodson’s Horse in France, 1917 (Wikimedia commons). Timur KhanLeiden University Today activists in Pakistan, particularly ethnic Pakhtuns and Baluch, evoke the idea of colonial governance when criticizing the Pakistani state’s abuses in their war-torn and marginalized homelands. Take the words of leading Pakhtun activist…

The Incredulous Twin – Finding Faith: The Second Sunday of Easter

Thomas the ‘Doubter’: On the second Sunday of Easter, ‘western’ Christians celebrate Thomas the Apostle and the Gospel story in John of how, as the disciple who missed Jesus’ visit to the ‘Upper Room’ after his resurrection, he overcame his doubts about his master’s physical appearance to the others in the first days of ‘EasterContinue reading “The Incredulous Twin – Finding Faith: The Second Sunday of Easter”

‘Cry God for Queen Bess, England and St Cuthbert….!’ How did George become England’s Patron Saint? 

Follow your spirit; and upon this charge Cry God for Harry, England and St George! William Shakespeare, Henry V, Part One. England hasn’t really got a national anthem….The Irish, the Scots and the Welsh all have anthems, the Americans have the cheek to sing ‘My Country ’tis of thee’ to the tune of ‘God Save the Queen‘, but what do theContinue reading “‘Cry God for Queen Bess, England and St Cuthbert….!’ How did George become England’s Patron Saint? “