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September 2019: Autumn in the Southern Chilterns

We feel an autumn break should be about embracing the beauty of the season rather than trying to escape it in the search for year-round ...More
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England Cricket Team

Not a hero this week but a whole team full of them. At least 18 englishmen made a significant contribution to the wonderful ashes victory at the weekend - a team effort indeed. Forget we were saved from rain in one text, forget that this might have been a sub-standard aussie side, forget flintoffs retirement and petersens injury - Lets just concentrate on the big massive positive - England retains the Ashes in some style

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Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions - A E Housman
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On this day:
First Manned Balloon Flight - 1783, The Great Storm - 1987, Andy Green breaks sound barrier on land - 1997
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