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Wembley, 1966

This weekend, a mere 900 years since the Norman invasion, sees the commemoration of one of this country’s finest ever achievements in the realms of international success – namely the winning of the World Cup in 1966 against Germany at … Continue reading

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Hillfield House & Gardens, Gloucester

I first glimpsed Hillfield Gardens in London Road, Gloucester whilst on the bus from Cheltenham to Gloucester. An intriguing site the Gardens were originally created for the grounds of a Victorian house,  built in 1867-9 in an elaborate and stylish … Continue reading

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England, By George!

Saint George’s Day is, as a rule, celebrated on April 23rd  In 2011 however this was Holy Saturday and so it was moved forward to May 2nd. But be that as it may! England and religion share a long and … Continue reading

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