Hog Roast Rugby
There are some inventions that that you simply could not imagine our lives without. What about the world wide web? It’s changed our lives and everything we do. Shopping, leisure, music...you name it, the web has revolutionised it. You are probably reading this article on the web, aren’t you?
Television, radio, the motor car, the phone. The list goes on. All remarkable inventions that we take for granted yet they’ve made an incredible difference to our lives. Another one is the jet engine. Now, how that has changed our lives. From being a scarily huge place, the world is now accessible within a varying degree of hours thanks to Frank Whittle’s pioneering work back in 1937. And where did he do all this? Rugby.
Rugby in Warwickshire is a market town that, thanks to Mr Whittle and his jet engine exploits, has helped shape the world. But Rugby is also the home of....well, Rugby. Yes, the game with the odd shaped ball was invented here, too! Another landmark invention, if not quite as impactful on the world, is the hog roast machine. Jet engine, Rugby football and hog roast Rugby? Alas no, the hog roast machine was invented elsewhere, but some would say it is just as important.