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October 2018: Autumn in the Southern Chilterns

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Folk Customs - Devon

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Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maidís Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devilís Stone

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I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt - George Orwell
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Coronation of King George I - 1714, First Edition of Sunday Times - 1822, Battle of Navarino - 1827, Big Ben Winched into Place - 1858
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