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October 2018: Autumn in the Southern Chilterns

We feel an autumn break should be about embracing the beauty of the season rather than trying to escape it in the search for year-round ...More
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England Cricket Team

Not a hero this week but a whole team full of them. At least 18 englishmen made a significant contribution to the wonderful ashes victory at the weekend - a team effort indeed. Forget we were saved from rain in one text, forget that this might have been a sub-standard aussie side, forget flintoffs retirement and petersens injury - Lets just concentrate on the big massive positive - England retains the Ashes in some style

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Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne - Quentin Crisp
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Battle of Ashingdon - 1016, Chewing Gum first goes on sale - 1911, BBC Formed - 1922
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