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June 2018: 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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'In love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained.'.. Robert Graves

'We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.'.. E M Forster

'I am not a heavy drinker. I can sometimes go for hours without touching a drop.'.. Noel Coward

'I am half British and half American. My passport has an eagle with a tea bag in its mouth'.. Bob Hope

'Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Of all the objects of hatred, a woman once loved is the most hateful.'.. Max Beerbohm

'It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions'.. Daniel Defoe

'Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.'.. J K Rowling

'Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.'.. Graham Greene

'Surround yourself with human beings. They are easier to fight for than principles'.. Ian Fleming

'Adversity is the first path to truth.'.. Lord Byron

'Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility'.. George Orwell

'A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'May you live every day of your life.'.. Jonathan Swift

'Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos'.. Joyce Grenfell

'I became a great runner because if you are a kid in Leeds called Sebastian you have to be'.. Sebastian Coe

'A man with God is always in the majority.'.. John Knox

'Big Brother is watching you.'.. George Orwell

'Life’s never a postcard of life, is it? It never feels like how you’d want it to look'.. Russell Brand

'Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.'.. E M Forster

'I don't think Henry Kissinger would have lasted 48 hours at Old Trafford.'.. Tommy Docherty

'Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.'.. Douglas Adams

'Wine is bottled poetry.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's kept rigidly under control.'.. Alan Bennett

'The Pistols were like my work of art. They were my canvas'.. Malcolm McLaren

'The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.'.. Edmund Burke

'Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.'.. Thomas More

'I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned'.. Lord Byron

'Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.'.. John Maynard Keynes

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