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Poppy Madness

London has been filled with visitors all looking into the dried up moat of an ancient royal palace. The poppies commemorate the First World War. It’s the 100th anniversary of the beginning of that war this year. This was the … Continue reading

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Summer’s almost gone

Summer’s almost gone. Its been a busy one for the two of us. We took some time out to go somewhere we’d always wanted to go, Cambridge Folk Festival. A wonderful place despite being very white and middle class. You … Continue reading

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The Cut

An old fashioned term for the canal. We went for a little stroll along the Leeds Liverpool between Lathom and Newburgh this morning with 90 or so close friends. The parish council annual walking festival complete with historical talk from … Continue reading

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The long walk ….to Sheffield

You may wonder where we’ve been as I’ve not written for a while but its been quite a year. We’ve had a family ┬ábereavement and a redundancy to cope with but mainly we’ve been focussing on this little project. The … Continue reading

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We headed out on the open road (well, the M6) yesterday. Stoke may not seem to be an obvious tourist spot and, no, we were not heading to the Wedgewood visitor centre. In fact it was a healing event involving … Continue reading

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No mussels in Brussels

We went to the centre of the European Union just as Belgium was about to relinquish it’s presidency and whilst it is still in the midst of it’s own political stalemate. I can’t say we noticed the sex strike proposed … Continue reading

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