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Bexhill: The New Brighton?

Well, that might be stretching things a little, but with the recent £8 million restoration of its Modernist crown jewel, the De La Warr Pavilion, that formerly most dormant of...
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Dear River Thames

“Dear River Thames, You keep moving along, Not knowing where you’re going, Or where you’ve come from.” Name the song and… feel superior. Another set of photos from another run...
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An Ideal Meal

It’s not often that eating out lives up to all one’s expectations and hopes, but a meal at South London’s hidden jewel RSJ last week was something close to perfection....
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Kill Your Reality TV

I know there are fans of this stuff at the iJamming! Pub but they’re going to have to do a better job of explaining their lives to me. I managed...
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Lucky Man

The Verve song of my headline’s name just came up on iTunes on my Hull-bound train – and apart from being just a beautiful song, it’s also apposite for my...
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At Least They Got The Weather Forecast Right

London in January: Wet Wet Wet. Mind you, the planes ran on time, so did the train from Gatwick and the cabbie, even though he didn’t know where I was...
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This Is England?

From today’s (British) Times “TWO teenagers who left a barrister in a coma for three months and permanently disabled with brain injuries after an unprovoked and drunken attack were jailed...
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The Next British General Election Has Been Indefinitely Postponed

From the BBC News Website: (Home Secretary) Charles Clarke has vowed to “eliminate” anti-social behaviour and disrespect in society by the time of the next general election “whenever it comes”....
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