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Now Hear This...

At the bottom of my garden I have an enormous laurel hedge that started its life many years ago as a cutting from my Grandfather. I remember my Mum saying it probably wouldn’t take but 40 years later it is at least 2 metres tall and 6 metres wide. 745 more words

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Being in the Dark and Gardening Woes

Does anyone else ring their friends from outside the pub to tell them to watch for you as you enter? I had to do that last week due to my short sightedness and because the pub where we met was more dimly lit than a Hollister store in a power cut. 734 more words

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Ne'er Cast a Clout...

Well it seems that spring is here at last. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and everyone is baring flesh just in case we don’t have another sunny day this side of Christmas. 501 more words

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A tour of Roman Caerleon

On Saturday 30th April 2016 the ACS spent the day at Caerleon, with our venerable Archaeologist as a most knowledgeable and entertaining guide. We visited the Barracks , the Amphitheatre , the Baths and the Museum with a spot of lunch in the pleasant surroundings of the Hanbury Arms. 180 more words

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Residence 7 Timber Alternative is on its way

Since we began manufacturing Residence 9 Timber Alternative Windows and Doors back in 2014, we have supplied thousands of windows across the UK. By specialising solely in Residence 9 we have managed to manufacture what we believe to be the perfect Timber Alternative window. 230 more words

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Leg Swinging, Tongue Flushing and the Other Mrs K.

Some people are mathematically minded, some are not. I for one have always struggled with numbers. I find the fact that you can make different numbers by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing terrifying; especially when you are expected to arrive at the right answer. 1,080 more words

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Miracles and Imagination

The imagination is a wonderful but sometimes scary thing. As a child I attended an old school which was attached to a church. The vast graveyard stretched across the back of the buildings and was divided by a path that led to the village below. 583 more words

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