Peru's Miguel Trauco, right, fights for the ball with Scotland's Kenny McLean during a friendly in Lima, Peru. Picture: AP Photo/Martin Mejia Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Norwich City midfielder Kenny McLean is set to play in the famous Azteca Stadium in Mexico during the early hours of Sunday morning. McLean is with Scotland for a summer tour, winning his fourth cap as Alex McLeish’s team were beaten 2-0 in Peru on Wednesday. Next up is another friendly against a team preparing for the World Cup, with Mexico ranked 15th in the world ahead of the tournament. “Is the Azteca on the bucket list? Of course, everybody’s been talking about it,” the Canaries new boy said, ahead of the game at the 87,523 capacity stadium (1am UK time). “We’ve heard about the numbers that are going to be there – it’s something everyone will want to be involved in and I’m no different to that. “It is an iconic stadium … [Read more...] about ‘Is the Azteca on the bucket list? Of course’ – Canaries midfielder preparing for big night in Mexico
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A great-grandmother has completed another challenge on her bucket list by taking to the skies in a Spitfire. Eileen Clipstone from Woodford recently celebrated her 80th birthday, but age appears to be no barrier for this daredevil as she took a flight in a 1944 Spitfire from Duxford.Eileen said: “My husband died last year and he was Spitfire mad, he would have loved it.“He wouldn’t fly, he’s never flown, but he would have loved to go down to Duxford to see me.“I have always wanted to do it, it was on my bucket list.”Eileen has travelled a lot and said she has been on ‘all sorts of aircraft,’ but never in a Spitfire.While she likes the idea of a trip on the Amazon, she says she has done everything else, including seeing the Taj Mahal and the wonders of the world.But taking to the skies above Cambridgeshire in a Spitfire was a brand new experience for her and she loved every minute of her flight on Saturday.The great-grandmother said: … [Read more...] about Spitfire flight is another off the bucket list for 80-year-old Woodford woman
0 Post a comment Wednesday, 25 April 2018 - Local People by The Post @twitter.com/ThePostSeries [email protected] ONE more thing has been ticked off Becky Franklin’s bucket list after she completed the London Marathon on Sunday. Becky, from Trebarwith, completed the race in an impressive time of 5:07:02, bearing in mind she only began training after receiving her ballot place, having never really run before.She said the day was an emotional one and something she had never expected: “Lots of people have said that because it was the hottest London Marathon on record it was really tough, but I actually found it ok. I’ve never been athletic or particularly into sport, I only joined up as it was on my bucket list. I started training for the marathon after I received my ballot place so I was really pleased with my time of five hours!”Becky said she thinks the marathon was made easier for her because of where she lives. She said: “I think it is … [Read more...] about Another thing ticked off the bucket list!
There's nothing like a beach holiday to keep the whole family happy - after all, who doesn't love a bit of sand, sea and sun! The best part is that you don't need to go far to find some truly beautiful beaches that are also family-friendly; there are some brilliant gems all across Europe. Spain, Greece, Portugal and Italy are all famed for their breathtaking coasts, packed with everything from bustling resorts to tranquil havens for those wanting a bit of peace and quiet. We haven't included UK beaches in this round-up but we have searched out the best UK sandy beaches here if you are after a dose of staycation inspiration. In the meantime, check out some of our top picks of beaches across the rest of Europe below... 1. La Concha, San Sebastian in Spain Spain boasts plenty of brilliant beaches but La Concha never fails to be a hit with both locals and tourists alike. After all, the sand is fine enough to lie on, the waters are crystal clear and ideal for swimming - it's got … [Read more...] about Best beaches in Europe you’ll want to add to the bucket list right now
by Steve Scott March 8 2018, 10.00pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppLinkedInEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Want to read more?Subscribe today from £1 a week Greig Laidlaw has finally ticked holding the Calcutta Cup as a victor off his personal bucket list and now the aim is to add to that with a notable away 6 Nations win in Dublin. The Scotland scrum-half’s celebrations after the England game – memorably shown on social media – were in keeping with how long he’d waited for that win, but this week it was swiftly back to serious business plotting how to down the Irish on their home turf for the first time since 2010. “For some reason but it’s not been a happy hunting ground of late for us,” he said. “We understand the task ahead, we are really excited by that challenge and excited to be taking on Ireland who are brilliantly coached side, not been beaten very often at home, especially in the Six Nations as well. … [Read more...] about Laidlaw wants another addition to the bucket list in Dublin