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Are we more than the sum of our memories?

Are we more than the sum of our memories?

By Paul Broks   February 2002

Molineux. the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers. It’s a long way to come for a football match: 200 miles and more from the dawn mists of the Tamar valley. I still can’t get used to the new stadium, all pale brick and mustard-coloured steel. When, finally, we arrive, I feel I should be somewhere else. The Molineux of old was jagged and dark-a place of wrought-iron, rough concrete and foul smells. Now even the lavatories are spruce and well-lit. A man stands at the urinal with a pie in his free hand.

My sons and I ascend the steps to the…

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