1990 – Going to Madrid

Back in May 1990 I was in the second year of my BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design course at Leicester School of Printing (Southfields College).

In May that year we made the very long 35 hours journey by coach from Leicester to Madrid, on a trip organised by our tutors. The idea was to visit the Prado art museum and a local graphic design college – and have some fun in between…

This photo shows me with two fellow students at Dover, before our crossing over to Calais. I can remember it like it was yesterday. Fast forwards to 2018 and our car broke down at about the same spot, just as we got the call to board our ferry to Dunkirk.

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