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October 2015: Mills and Hills in Central Lancashire

If someone mentions English villages or market towns the first image may be the Cotswolds, say, or North Norfolk. Few but locals would think about ...More
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Carol O'Brien

Carol O'Brien has steadfastly written for this site with soul and integrity for some years and yesterday she finally succumbed to that most insidious disease Cancer and is, on this earth anyway, no more. I (the publisher) knew nothing of Carol personally - indeed she carried on writing for me without mentioning it at all - but I do know that there are people out there that are simply irreplaceable and Carol falls well within these bounds. She leaves a husband Nigel, a daughter Eve and a substantial hole in this website. God bless her

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We first make our habits, and then our habits make us. - John Dryden
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Dick Whittington Elected Mayor of London - 1397, World adopts Greenwich Meantime - 1884, Paddington Bear is Published - 1958
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