Stuart Croll con Australia Blues - A Scot at The Ashes (English Edition)
Stuart Croll and David Alexander are Scotsmen on a mission of international importance. As life-long cricket fans they are heading Down Under to watch the Ashes and cheering for England. Will they be welcomed by the Barmy Army? How do the Scots, Irish and Welsh feel about supporting the mighty, mighty England? Five cities, five five-day matches, fifty days on the road. What begins as a childhood ambition turns into an epic voyage through a rapidly changing Australia, set against the backdrop of a legendary Ashes series. Blending travelogue, sport, psychogeography, scurrilous opinion and with laughter on every page, AUSTRALIA BLUES packs a lot in to one suitcase and a carry-on bag. Always funny, genuinely enlightening, occasionally poignant a unique book that captures the highs and low of a tour of a distant land. With cameos from some of cricket s biggest names, Australia Blues gives the fans eye view of the exhausting experience of criss-crossing a vast continent with too little money, too little sleep and too much to drink.