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'A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.'

'A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom'

'Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more'

'Those who don't believe in magic will never find it'

'Books shouldn't be daunting,they should be funny,exciting & wonderful'

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Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same - Oliver Goldsmith
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The Battle of Myton-on-Swale - 1319, Vegetarian Society Formed - 1847, Jack the Ripper Kills twice in one Day - 1888, The discovery of penicillin - 1928, BBC begins TV Transmissions - 1929, Chamberlain Proclaims Peace for our Time, - 1938, Bourne End Rail Crash - 1945, Thunderbirds Are Go! - 1965, Radio 1 goes on air - 1967
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