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March 2017: The Vale of Evesham

September is surely one of the best times to see the Vale of Evesham. Given that the area is often dubbed ĎEnglandís fruit basketí it ...More
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'Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell'.. George Orwell

'One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.'.. George Orwell

'Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction'.. James G Ballard

'If you don't believe in God, all you have to believe in is decency.'.. Harold Macmillan

'From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends'.. Hilaire Belloc

'Andrew Marr looks like Martin Clunes with a little of the air let out of him'.. Jo Brand

'To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it.'.. Cary Grant

'Thought is the parent of the deed.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'If at first you donít succeed, failure may be your style'.. Quentin Crisp

'The Beduin could not look for God within him: he was too sure that he was within God.'.. T E Lawrence

'Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people'.. Oscar Wilde

'We are a small country with a large sense of its own importance'.. David Walliams

'Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.'.. John Donne

'Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.'.. T S Eliot

'Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need.'.. Ben Jonson

'It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else.'.. Alan Sugar

'A common mistake people make when trying to design something is underestimating the ingenuity of fools'.. Douglas Adams

'For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?'.. Jane Austen

'I do not live in the world of sobriety.'.. Oliver Reed

'A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.'.. John Locke

'Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.'.. John Ruskin

'It was such a lovely day I thought it was a pity to get up'.. Somerset Maugham

'Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.'.. Elizabeth I

'Courage is found in unlikely places.'.. J R R Tolkien

'I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'If you give up drink and sex, you don't live longer. It just seems longer'.. Clement Freud

'I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself.'.. Dennis Potter

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