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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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Sir Tom Stoppard Quotes

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'A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier'

'Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.'

'Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?'

'Every exit is an entry somewhere else.'

'If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.'

'It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting.'

'My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.'

'Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.'

'The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.'

'We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.'

'The hard part is getting to the top of Page 1'

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To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only meaning of life. - Robert Louis Stevenson
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Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942
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