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Signs of the Times 3: Beverley Past, Present (and future?)

The town of Beverley, ten miles north east of Hull in Yorkshire’s East Riding, offers a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity, progressivism and conservatism, as you can somewhat tell...
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European Report #3: Beautiful Beverley

I’ve written it before and I’ll write it again: Beverley, the East Yorkshire town where I was born, must be one of the loveliest places in England. After previous visits...
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Fracking Britain

One of the depressingly reassuring aspects of visiting the UK from the USA this past month was the similarity in political landscapes. Admittedly, the UK is not engaged in a...
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Boston via Britain 2 – I heart Fell Running

For all that I enjoy road running, I much prefer running on trails. There’s more variety of surface, which is better for the feet (less repetitive stress), typically a greater...
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The New British Indie Scene: Beer to Swear By

British drinkers of my generation grew up knocking back gaseous, industrially produced, primarily foreign lagers. I should know; I was amongst them. God knows why; perhaps because everyone else was...
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Run Over? Part 3

Continued from Part 1 and Part 2 I will say this for a serious sports injury. Far better you get it at the end of a season, when you’ve achieved...
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I Witness UK #3: The Pub

What’s Britain without a pub? The Woolpack, Beverley, Bonfire Night, November 5. Good old-fashioned beer (on tap). The Woolpack, Beverley, Saturday November 20th. Good modern-fashioned beer (on tap) at microbrew...
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Great British Memories (Notes from a return home) #4

THE BEST OF BRITISH BEER Though I was guilty of the same when I lived in the UK, it breaks my heart to go home and see everyone drinking Fosters,...
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