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June 2017: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
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'Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse.'.. John Osborne

'Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.'.. Charles Lamb

'He who stops being better stops being good.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'English winters are like the 1st world war. You start thinking am I going to get to the end of this'.. John Cleese

'The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one's own imagination.'.. Dennis Potter

'For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity'.. George Orwell

'Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.'.. Lord Byron

'Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.'.. E M Forster

'Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.'.. William Shakespeare

'Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!'.. Charles Dickens

'It's an honor to be on the same network that gave us 'The Sopranos,' ... They made me an offer I couldn't refuse.'.. Ricky Gervais

'We often repent of our first thoughts, and scarce ever of our second'.. Horace Walpole

'If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.'.. Stanley Baldwin

'The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.'.. William Booth

'English consists entirely of foreign words pronounced wrongly'.. Bob Hope

'If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.'.. J K Rowling

'Television has bought murder back in to the home - where it belongs'.. Alfred Hitchcock

'Justice and judgment lie often a world apart.'.. Emmeline Pankhurst

'I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.'.. Ian Fleming

'Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. It's that question of trying to be immortal'.. Malcolm McLaren

'No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.'.. Thomas Hardy

'When people tell you how young you look, they are telling you how old you are.'.. Cary Grant

'The difference between England and the USA is that when we have a world eries we invite other countries to participate'.. John Cleese

'The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.'.. Max Beerbohm

'A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool'.. William Shakespeare

'An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do'.. Dylan Thomas

'Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows'.. Siegfried Sassoon

'Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed'.. Oscar Wilde

'New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without anyother reason but because they are not already common.'.. John Locke

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