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October 2016: Isle of Purbeck

Why the Isle of Purbeck? Visitors to these shores, and we Britons likewise, far too often limit our trip horizons to the big stuff: cities ...More
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'Beaumaris is second to none'

'Presteigne - Neither in England nor Wales, simply in Radnorshire'

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East Dereham, Norfolk
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No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience. - Jonathan Swift
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On this day:
Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
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