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Clive Flies High Microlighting

CLIVE FLIES HIGH A return microlight flight from Mid-Sussex to the Isle of Wight   Background My former school friend Bill has recently retired from a career in aircraft engineering. Whilst working for manufacturers and airlines he maintained an interest in amateur flight through gliding and flying microlight aeroplanes. His current aircraft is a Skyranger Nynja which he built himself. For some time we have...

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Join Julie Exploring Guernsey

Join Julie Exploring Guernsey Guernsey is situated off the coast of Normandy and is the second largest of the Channel Islands. It is roughly 24 square miles in size and has a population of about 63,000. The largest town is St Peter Port (‘Town’) which has a variety of shops and a picturesque harbour. The Channel Islands were the only part of the UK to...

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Lizzie Selley Art Exhibition ‘This Was Burlesque’ with Jodie

Lizzie Selley Art Exhibition ‘This Was Burlesque’ with Jodie Being a creative person, I was very excited to receive an invitation to an art exhibition by Lizzie Selley, an artist from Wiltshire. I attended the second day of her art tour in Swindon. Her exhibition, titled ‘This Was Burlesque,’ is a collection of six paintings. Lizzie was inspired by the 2012 documentary ‘Behind the Burly...

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Reykjavic, Iceland with Mike

Reykjavic, Iceland with Mike I visited Iceland back in September to play a game of American Football against Iceland’s only American Football team, the Reykjavic Einherjar. Considering they only have a population of 350,000 across the entire island, I was impressed to learn they had a team at all! My first impressions of the country when we (the Ouse Valley Exiles, players picked from teams...

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Around the World in 80 Tales by Dave Tomlinson – Book Review

Around the World in 80 Tales by Dave Tomlinson – Book Review A few weeks ago over on Whispering Stories we reviewed this fab book about one man and his travel around the world. The book features 80 of his travel destinations. Around the World in 80 Tales Author – Dave Tomlinson Pages – 294 Released – 16th August 2016 Format – ebook I received...

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Bucklegrove Holiday Park – Somerset

Holidaying at Bucklegrove Holiday Park in Somerset with Stacey and Family Bucklegrove Holiday Park is a beautiful caravan/tent site midway between Cheddar and Wells in the heart of Somerset, just off Wells Road (A371). It has magnificent views over the Mendip Hills and with it’s rural setting is a great place to relax and enjoy a family holiday. It is also close to many wonderful...