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The White House

Helen Nicholson wrote about Billy Butlin’s house in the Mail Online in 2010.  It is now part of a holiday development with two apartments in the house and four cabins in the large garden (fore and aft); accommodation information… 13 more words



A week or two ago I was surprised to hear a politician on the radio utter the words “pull factor”. Nigel Farage, UKIP leader, was addressing the coalition government’s proposed changes to rules on immigration from the European Union to the UK. 542 more words


Stepping Out

I am reading Planet of Slums by Mike Davis and if you check out this review you will understand that I carry a small burden of guilt on every saunter I take now. 309 more words


A Cushy Billet

I have been told that this hollow on Carr Naze, and its two flights of concrete steps, are what remains of an ammunition store. A millennium and a half after a small contingent of the  occupying Roman legions erected a Signal Tower the 3/8th Territorial Battalion of the Manchester Regiment, with men of the East Lancashire  Reserve Brigade, set up camp on Carr Naze in July 1917 and stayed there until the end of the war ( 149 more words


Filey Sands #21

The scratch in the sky to the left of the rising sun was made by a Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-432 on its way to Detroit from Amsterdam ( 102 more words