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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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Wayne Rooney

To say Wayne Rooney is not everyones cup of Bovril is something of an understatement but all must laud his goal against Switzerland that finally broke Bobby Charltons England goal record. At an average of almost a goal every other game Rooney should be cheered during an era when player quality in the national is not at its highest. There will be those who compare Charlton and Rooney, especially off the pitch, and declare that therein lies the problem with the modern game. Others will point to the number of penalties that make up the 50. And still more may say that Charlton was a midfielder. But all you can try and do with a record is to break it and, well done Wayne, you have. And we suspect that the tam talisman may well go on to smash it and set a record that may not be beaten for another 45 years

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To get a job where the only thing you have to do in your career is to make people laugh-well, it's the best job in the world - Ronnie Barker
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Battle of Stamford Bridge - 1066, First Recorded Cuppa (and Tea Break) - 1660, First Human Blood Transfusion - 1818
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