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May 2018: The Somerset Levels

The Somerset Levels are one of Britainís less well-known jewels. Delineated by the Mendips to the north, Bridgwater Bay to the west, and the Quantocks ...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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He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. - Winston Churchill
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Battle of St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013
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