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March 2020: West Norfolk

Welcome to West Norfolk, a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty, where tranquillity and relaxation are the order of the day.

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County Town: Stornoway
Population: 27,180
Area: 3,071 sq km
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Jura
Did you know that George Orwell wrote 1984 while living on Jura in the Inner Hebrides, and that the Corryvreckan whirlpool nearby nearly claimed him? He wanted tranquillity in which to write that untranquil novel. Messing about in a boat near the whirlpool his boat’s engine was wrenched off by the swirling current, and rowing he just made it to a rock before the boat was sucked into the deep.

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Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons. - Thomas Hardy
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The English Restoration - Charles II lands on British Soil - 1660, HMS Pinafore Opens - 1878, Celtic win the European Cup - 1967, Tubular Bells released - 1973, Star Wars Opens - 1977, HMS Coventry Sunk - 1982
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