Review of Alston by Lesley Mearns on March 28th, 2006
Alston is a lovely town situated in beautiful countryside. It is ideal for people with interests in walking, bird-watching and just enjoying wonderful views.
The locals are friendly and hostpitable.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. - Winston Churchill
On this day:
The Battle of Basing - 0871, 1st British Colonists reach New Zealand - 1840, Spanish Steamer Sinks SS Northfleet - 1873, Battle of Isandlwana - 1879, Queen Victoria dies - 1901, Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM - 1924, BBC Broadcasts 1st live Football Commentary - 1927, Public Sector Strike Begins - 1979, Space Invaders Hit UK - 1979
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