Author Archives: Darrel Kirby

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Whirr

I can’t really explain where this came from, but the idea amused me for some reason…. Advertisements

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Norfolk: Pubs, Windmills and Churches

On our now not-so-recent holiday to Norfolk, one of my favourite places was probably Thurne. I have blogged previously about my lack of enthusiasm for the Norfolk seaside and my enjoyment of Caister Castle, but now we headed inland to … Continue reading

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In Conference

A short while ago I was shopping in the supermarket with my wife when she sent me off in search of conference pears. I was disappointed not to find this:

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Caister Castle Car Collection

Having spent my last blog moaning about the British Seaside in Norfolk, I am keen to point out that we nonetheless enjoyed our holiday. The holiday was some time ago now, but as I slowly get around to sorting through … Continue reading

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Seaside Holiday Amusements

For our summer holiday this year we took The Van With No Name to Norfolk. The joy of having the van is that we could be nomadic and see a variety of different aspects of the county. One of those … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Gloucester Citizen

This week sees the demise of the Gloucester Citizen as a daily newspaper. It will move to a new weekly publication from 12 October. It will retain its on-line presence, but nonetheless this is a sad day for a Gloucester … Continue reading

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A Less Than Optimal Time to be Sick

No one likes being sick. Well, there may be the odd (in all senses of the word) hypochondriac who enjoys it, but among normal people, no one like being sick. However, if you have to be sick I suggest that … Continue reading

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