Meeting Your Heroes (When You’re Socially Anxious)

When I visited Birmingham for the Nature Valley Classic tennis tournament last month, I had a photo taken with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova. My friend and I had only just entered the tournament grounds – so you can imagine our excitement when we spotted her approaching us! However, our meeting with her didn’t go all too great and it made me start asking a … Continue reading Meeting Your Heroes (When You’re Socially Anxious)

NEWPORT CITY | Meeting The Women In Red

Wales Women 3 – 0 Russia Women Spytty Park I’ve been on a hype since seeing my first women’s football match last month. The blog post from that game at Birmingham City Ladies reached audience numbers I never expected and it opened my eyes to the world of women’s football: its players, its clubs and its fans. I’ve learnt so much in the space of … Continue reading NEWPORT CITY | Meeting The Women In Red

BIRMINGHAM CITY | Learning About The Ladies

Birmingham City Ladies 1 – 1 Reading Women St. Andrew’s At the start of the season, I watched a documentary about women’s football that left me yearning to see a ladies’ game. My girlfriend, Saffron, had recommended it to me after it sparked a similar desire in her too. The feature, called When Football Banned Women, revisited the time when some of the UK’s top … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM CITY | Learning About The Ladies