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Did you know that the TV series "Midsomer Murders" is shot (stabbed, drowned, poisoned and bludgeoned) in and around Aylesbury? While John Nettles is the ostensible star of the series which has produced more corpses than a biblical plague, the Chilterns and Vale of Aylesbury villages that provide its picturesque locations have won a multitude of admirers of their own around the globe, many fans now making Midsomer Murders pilgrimages: ”This was where the man ate the death cap mushrooms...”

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If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all. - David Livingstone
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Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
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