the view from germany

Lest we forget

December 23, 2008
The festive season is sometimes referred to as a time of contemplation, so I got all thoughtful and pensive on Friday evening.

That was the day my club, Borussia Dortmund, turned 99 years of age and launched what will be twelve months of celebrations to mark our centenary. The main event on Friday was a service at the Trinity Church, as this parish in a roundabout way spawned the club. The highlight of the service was supposedly a suffragan bishop blessing the club's flag.

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