Monthly Archives: May 2012

Goodnight Sweetheart…

With “Goodnight Sweetheart” making a welcome return to DVD, it could almost be D’eja’ vu when you walk into The Royal Oak public house at Columbia road in the East End of London. It was as if I had time travelled … Continue reading

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The Wherry and The Windmill…

The Wherry and The Windmill Taste of the past… This dramatic picture from photographer Roy Northwood shows a traditional Norfolk Wherry moored alongside a traditional Norfolk Windmill, and thus providing us with a wonderful glimpse of those lost bygone days.

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Cruising Britain’s Grand Union Canal…

Canal  Holidays can be great fun, as Marilyn and I found out recently. Narrowboats, like this one at Leighton Buzzard, Linslade, in Bedfordshire England, provide an insight into the pleasures of canal boating through the wonderful English countryside. Operating the many water gates … Continue reading

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Interesting Movies From The Past…

One of the warmest and lovable films in my collection is THE BARGEE made in 1964. Whenever I watch this I just fall in love with the colour and nostalgia of it. Beautifully filmed and set along Britain’s canals it … Continue reading

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