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February 2019: Islay

The Queen of the Hebrides takes some getting to but the effort is repaid a hundred-fold, and if you are hitting the island in the ...More
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Andy Murray

Whilst not in the Tim Henman style of immensely likeable British Tennis Champions Murray has shown this week with his win at Queens that he really is our best hope of Wimbledon glory for a very long time. In not dropping a set all the way through Murray is coming to form at just the right time and the inconsistencies that have plagued his game in recent years appear to have been put under control. How is that for the kiss of death for SW19 in 3 weeks time ?

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First Steam Locomotive Runs - 1804, Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto - 1848, Battle of Gujarat - 1849, Battle of Verdun Begins - 1916, SS Mendi Sunk off Isle of Wight - 1917
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