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Greenwich Means Time………………

I was pondering why we put the clocks backwards and forwards at each respective point in the year and wondered how it all started. I also wondered what the potential advantages would be of having our time permanently fixed to

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Autumn on The English Riviera

eric and ernie

Summer finally has let go after fighting to stay all the way through September and even into October. But we must face facts and embrace the months of mists and mellow fruitfulness. There’s lots to look forward to over the

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Dawlish Railway Line Repaired in Record Time

In the next few days the main train line running along the sea wall at Dawlish will re-open. The image of the track swinging above a massive void with the sea smashing away below is perhaps the most iconic image of

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Bee my Valentine!!!

In a few weeks time the country will go silly for a while as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Love hearts, red roses, fluffy toys and toe curlingly embarrassing newspaper love messages will abound. But have you ever considered how all

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Ghosties and Ghoulies And Things That Go Bump In The Night

So, finally we must let go of summer.  It has seemed reluctant to depart and the last few days in Torquay have been exceptionally mild and sunny. Almost summer like. However, on Saturday the clocks go back and we return

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